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12%OFFMerle Collins - Lady in a Boat - 9781900715850 - V9781900715850
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Lady in a Boat

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Description for Lady in a Boat Paperback.

In poems that express an oblique and resonant disquiet ('people dream of a lady/ in a boat, dressed in red/ petticoat, adrift and weeping') and a sequence that addresses memories of the death of the Grenadian revolution, too painful to confront until now, Merle Collins writes of a Caribbean adrift, amnesiac and in danger of nihilistic despair.

But she also achieves a life-enhancing and consoling perspective on those griefs. She does this by revisiting the hopes and humanities of the people involved, recreating them in all their concrete particularity, or by speaking through the voice of an eighty-year-old ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Peepal Tree Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
84
Condition
New
Number of Pages
84
Place of Publication
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781900715850
SKU
V9781900715850
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99-1

About Merle Collins
Merle Collins is the author of two novels, a collection of short stories and three collections of poetry. She was born in Aruba to Grenadian parents who returned to Grenada soon after her birth. She was deeply involved in the Grenadian revolution and served as a coordinator for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean for the Government ... Read more

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