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The careless seamstress

Author: Tjawangwa Dema
Publisher: Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Series: African poetry book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This dazzling debut announces a not-so-new voice: that of the spoken-word poet Tjawangwa Dema. Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets, Dema's collection, The Careless Seamstress,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dema, Tjawangwa.
Careless seamstress.
Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018043032
(OCoLC)1055569341
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tjawangwa Dema
ISBN: 9781496215307 1496215303 9781496215321 149621532X
OCLC Number: 1082356260
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; The Elegy of the Half-Done Quilt; Apoptosis; Red; Geography; Atropos; Taxonomy; The Borderlands; Ventriloquist; Ellen West; Ekphrasis; Vesta; Nostalgia; The Careless Seamstress; The Three-Body Problem; Lent; Not No Body; Women Like You; Dreams; Ovaria; Before the Wedding; Lethe; Mutineer; You Who Have Forgotten; Just Because; At the Last Sound; Winter Tortoise; Domboshaba; Self-Portrait with a Missing Tongue; A Benediction for Climbing Boys; Shibboleth; Sea; The Parable of the Tree; Mama In the House of MourningFetching; Batting; Mourning at Night; First Algebra; The Other; Stole (Chain of Sorrow); Lares; Fish Camp; Naomi; White Noise; On Saying There Is No God; Homonym; Notes; About Tjawangwa Dema; Series List
Series Title: African poetry book series.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Tjawangwa Dema ; foreword by Kwame Dawes.

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"These poems open the archive of identity and the mysteries of the body at one and the same time. In richly embossed detail, events, lost evenings and the erotics of history are unveiled. In these Read more...

 
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