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An English sampler : new and selected poems

Author: Fred D'Aguiar
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together the best poetry from D'Aguiar's previous collections. It is poetry that reflects in its language, rhythms, and subject matter what it is like to live between two cultures.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
D'Aguiar, Fred, 1960-
English sampler.
London : Chatto & Windus, 2001
(OCoLC)606511414
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred D'Aguiar
ISBN: 0701167114 9780701167110
OCLC Number: 47259136
Description: 150 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Mama Dot. p. 3. Oracle Mama Dot. p. 4. Angry Mama Dot. p. 5. Obeah Mama Dot. p. 6. Mama Dot's Food Allegory. p. 7. Mama Dot's Exclusive. p. 8. Mama Dot's Treatise. p. 9. Mama Dot Warns Against an Easter Rising. p. 10. Mama Dot Learns to Fly. p. 11. Letter from Mama Dot. p. 12. Carnival Mama Dot. p. 14. Day Mama Dot Takes Ill. p. 15. Farewell Mama Dot. p. 16. Town-Daddy. p. 18. Papa-T. p. 19. Masquerade. p. 20. On Duty. p. 21. Feeding the Ghosts. p. 22. Guyanese Days. p. 23. Airy Hall. p. 31. Airy Hall, First Light. p. 32. Airy Hall Barrier. p. 33. Airy Hall, Mid-Morning. p. 34. Airy Hall Iconography. p. 35. Airy Hall's Dynasty. p. 36. Airy Hall's Feathered Glories. p. 37. Airy Hall's Common Denominators. p. 38. Airy Hall Ward. p. 39. Airy Hall Autumn. p. 40. Airy Hall's Exits. p. 41. Airy Hall's Dark Age. p. 42. Airy Hall Rain. p. 43. Airy Hall at Night. p. 44. Airy Hall Isotope. p. 46. Airy Hall Nightmare. p. 47. Airy Hall Leave-Taking. p. 48. Cow Perseverance. p. 49. Only the President's Eggs are Yellow. p. 52. Earth. p. 54. Stone and Shell. p. 55. Great House by the Sea. p. 56. I Buried My Father a Complete Stranger. p. 57. Spirit-Level. p. 58. Granny on Her Singer Sewing Machine. p. 61. Gift of a Rose. p. 62. Home. p. 63. At the Grave of the Unknown African. p. 65. Domestic Flight. p. 68. Episodes from Bill of Rights (1998). p. 71. Out-ey. p. 127. Autobiography of a Stone. p. 129. Beaver. p. 131. Foot Print. p. 132. Jasper, Texas 1998. p. 133. Lost and Found. p. 134. Second Look as Physicist Slows the Speed of Light. p. 135. Riddle. p. 136. Scorpionfly. p. 137. Shadow Play. p. 143. South south-east. p. 144. Story of My Skin. p. 145. Song of the Tongue. p. 146. Wednesday. p. 148. Last Sonnet About Slavery. p. 149. Acknowledgements. p. 150.
Responsibility: Fred D'Aguiar.
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