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The collected poems of Édouard Glissant

Author: Édouard Glissant; Jefferson Humphries; Melissa Manolas
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume collects and translates - most for the first time - the nine volumes of poetry published by Edouard Glissant, a poet, novelist, and critic increasingly recognized as one of the great writers of the twentieth century. The poems bring to life what Glissant calls "an archipelago-like reality," partaking of the exchanges between Europe and its former colonies, between humans and their geographies, between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Poetry
Translations into English
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Édouard Glissant; Jefferson Humphries; Melissa Manolas
ISBN: 0816641943 9780816641949
OCLC Number: 57250962
Description: xxxiv, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jeff Humphries --
Eyes voice --
November --
Savage reading --
Rock --
Slow train --
Tree great tree --
Black smoke --
Elements --
Nourishing air --
Cities --
Confession --
Vertigo in cold weather --
Glory --
To die, not to die --
Temptations --
Solitude --
Beauty --
Abrupt --
Mainstay --
The dead and living tree --
A field of islands --
Theater --
Ocean --
Incantation --
Morning --
The bay of the sky --
Secret cliff --
Promenade of solitary death --
The book of offerings --
The house of sands --
Verses --
Consecration --
The indies --
The first day --
Carthage --
Salt taxes --
Africa --
Wounds --
High noon --
Acclamation --
Goree --
Burned field --
Fats --
House for the dead --
Behanzin --
Country --
Iron-dogs --
Letters of calling --
Country --
In Savane Square --
Privileged prose --
Factory still --
Country --
Moreover --
Prose --
Dlan --
Dlan --
Dlan --
The doubter --
The doubter --
Trace --
Role --
Ashes --
Language --
Country --
Deafer than the sea --
Salt marshes --
Country --
Pretty men --
Green ray --
Vaval --
Mangroves --
Poetic --
Cactus --
In actuality --
Study days --
The alchemist's fire --
Fiefs --
Ideal --
Ball and chain or ash --
Strike --
"Within the budding pineapple groves" --
Guadeloupe --
Ones --
Throttle --
Tomorrows --
Country --
The country of before --
Ata-Eli, the blind man, and Ichneumon --
Song of Ichneumon --
For Laoka --
Song of Thael and Matthew --
For Mycea --
Country --
Traces --
Fastes --
Bayou --
The great chaoses --
The stolen eye --
Wooded regions --
The volcano's water.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Édouard Glissant ; edited and with an introduction by Jeff Humphries ; translated by Jeff Humphries with Melissa Manolas.
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"This volume collects and translates - most for the first time - the nine volumes of poetry published by Edouard Glissant, a poet, novelist, and critic increasingly recognized as one of the great writers of the twentieth century. The poems bring to life what Glissant calls "an archipelago-like reality," partaking of the exchanges between Europe and its former colonies, between humans and their geographies, between the poet and the natural world."--Jacket.

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