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Author Dawes, Kwame Senu Neville, 1962-
Title Midland / Kwame Dawes.
Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, [2001]
©2001

Subject Caribbean poetry (English)
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Subject Caribbean poetry (English)
Multi-User
Description 1 online resource (x, 93 pages)
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Summary The winning manuscript of the fourth annual Hollis Summers Poetry Prize is also the exciting American debut by a poet who has already established himself as an important international poetic voice. Midland, the seventh collection by Kwame Dawes, draws deeply on the poet's travels and experiences in Africa, the Caribbean, England, and the American South. Marked equally by a lushness of imagery, an urgency of tone, and a muscular rhythm, Midland, in the words of the final judge, Eavan Boland, is "a powerful testament of the complexity, pain, and enrichment of inheritance ... It is a compelling me.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Inheritance -- Hoarding -- Ska Memory -- Holy Dub -- Liminal -- Timehri -- Memory: An Abstraction -- Caricature -- Sanctuary -- Genocide -- Sun Strokes -- Map Maker -- Two Premonitions -- Eating with Fingers -- Umpire at the Portrait Gallery -- Reaper in a Wheat Field -- Bridge -- Cortege on Leyton High Road -- Memory of a Garden -- Excursion to Port Royal -- Art Appreciation -- History Cartoon -- Gothic -- Marriage -- Hymn -- Grace -- Glory -- Baptism -- Home Town -- Parasite -- Libation -- Tornado Child -- Satta: En Route to Columbia, S.C. -- Belle -- Hawk -- Sabbath -- Wisteria -- Midland -- Love Oil -- Easter Sunday.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780821440926 (electronic bk.)
0821440926 (electronic bk.)
0821413554 (alk. paper)
9780821413555 (alk. paper)
0821413562 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780821413562 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 301363360
Additional Format Print version: Dawes, Kwame Senu Neville, 1962- Midland. Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2001 0821413554 9780821413555 (DLC) 00044615 (OCoLC)44426749