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Engels | Paperback | 9780252072123
Boek cover Controlling the Silver van Lorna Goodison (Paperback)
Renowned poet Lorna Goodison has written a new collection of elegies and praise songs which explore the close link between history and genealogy in the Caribbean experience. Her subjects range from the economic genius of market women to the complex beauty of the natural world.
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Engels | Hardcover | 9780771033834
Boek cover From Harvey River van Lorna Goodison (Hardcover)
A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island
"Throughout her life my mother, Doris, lived in two places at once: Kingston, Jamaica, where she raised a family of nine children, and Harvey River, in the parish of Hanover, where she was born and grew up." When Doris Harvey's English grandfather, William Harvey, discovers a clearing at the end of a path cut by the feet of those running from slavery, he gives his name to what will become his family's home for generations. For Doris, Harvey River is the place she always called home, the place where she was one of the "fabulous Harvey girls," and where the rich local bounty of Lucea yams,...
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Engels | E-book | 9781551991726
Boek cover From Harvey River van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
"Throughout her life my mother, Doris, lived in two places at once: Kingston, Jamaica, where she raised a family of nine children, and Harvey River, in the parish of Hanover, where she was born and grew up." When Doris Harvey's English grandfather, William Harvey, discovers a clearing at the end of a path cut by the feet of those running from slavery, he gives his name to what will become his family's home for generations. For Doris, Harvey River is the place she always called home, the place where she was one of the "fabulous Harvey girls," and where the rich local bounty of Lucea yams,...
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Engels | E-book | 9780062292223
Boek cover From Harvey River van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
A Memoir of My Mother and Her Island
''Throughout her life my mother [Doris] lived in two places at once: Kingston, Jamaica, where she raised a family of nine children, and Harvey River, in the parish of Hanover, where she was born and grew up.'' In the tradition of Michael Ondaatje's Running in the Family and Carlos Eire's Waiting for Snow in Havana comes Lorna Goodison's luminous memoir of her forebears—From Harvey River. When Doris' English grandfather, William Harvey, discovers a clearing at the end of a path cut by the feet of those running from slavery, he gives his name to what will become his family's home for...
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Engels | E-book | 9780771035913
Boek cover Supplying Salt and Light van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
This stunning new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage. The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light. This extraordinary book -- ''a wide lotus on the dark waters of song'' -- is filled with surprises at every turn, as a Moorish mosque becomes a cathedral in Seville, a country girl dresses in Sunday clothes to visit a Jamaican bookmobile, and a bear appears suddenly, only to slip away silently into...
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Engels | E-book | 9780771035722
Boek cover By Love Possessed van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
Stories
These beautifully crafted stories will introduce readers to the fiction of one of our literary bright lights – Lorna Goodison, the internationally renowned poet and award-winning author of the memoir From Harvey River. In sensuous language textured with the cadences of Creole speech, these stories vividly evoke a world where pride, injustice, love, and unexpected changes of fortune leave their mark but cannot extinguish the human spirit. When her past lover returns to Jamaica with his Irish bride, a successful businesswoman must contend with her old flame's renewed courtship. A well-known...
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Engels | E-book | 9780062127365
Boek cover By Love Possessed van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
Stories
"A beautifully written and evocative book." —Danielle Evans, author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize "Written by the hand of a poet, the prose in this collection is consistently beautiful." —Elizabeth Nunez, author of Prospero's Daughter and Boundaries "I love the tender beautiful writing; I love the characters, and in many ways it felt as if I had met them before….I just love this book." —Uwem Akpan, author of Say You're One of Them, an Oprah Book Club selection Internationally renowned and award-winning poet Lorna...
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Engels | E-book | 9781784104672
Boek cover Collected Poems van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
Lorna Goodison is a poet alive to places, from the loved and lived-in world of Jamaica where she began and started a family, to the United States and Canada where she has made her teaching career, but always re-connecting with her Caribbean roots. She travels with an ear alert to histories and voices. How differently English sounds in the tropi and in colder lands, at seaside in sunlight and on prairies, mountains and in cities. The same words say quite different things, depending on who speaks them and who's listening, obeying or resisting. She covers a wide range of subjects and themes,...
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Engels | E-book | 9781912408146
Boek cover Redemption Ground van Lorna Goodison (Onbekend)
Essays and Adventures
In her first-ever collection of essays, poet and novelist Lorna Goodison interweaves the personal and political to explore themes that have occupied her working life: her love of poetry and the arts, colonialism and its legacy, racism and social justice, authenticity, and the enduring power of friendship. Taking her title from one of Kingston's oldest markets, a historic meeting place that was almost destroyed by fire, she introduces us to a vivid cast of characters and remembers moments of epiphany—in a cinema in Jamaica, at New York's Bottom Line club, and as she searched for a black...
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