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Publisher Comments:

nappy edges collects poetry and poetic prose by "a writer of unusual power and resonance . . . A leading black poet [who] ranks [with] Giovanni, Baraka, Brooks, and Hughes" (Emery Lewis, The Record). Indeed, nappy edges is "extraordinary and wonderful [in its] lyric, tragic exploration into black women's loneliness . . . [Shange] writes with such exquisite care and beauty that anyone can relate to her" (Clive Barnes, The New York Times).

Synopsis:

Completely repackaged, this spirited celebration of the African-American soul breathes new life in the rhythmic poetry of beats and movements for which she is renowned. Winner of the Tony Award and the Obie Award for "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, Ntozake Shange's poetry is considered some of the most influential in African-American culture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312064242
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York
Author:
Shange, Ntozake
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Number:
1st U.S. pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
No. 10
Publication Date:
19910715
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.16x5.58x.41 in. .37 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Completely repackaged, this spirited celebration of the African-American soul breathes new life in the rhythmic poetry of beats and movements for which she is renowned. Winner of the Tony Award and the Obie Award for "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, Ntozake Shange's poetry is considered some of the most influential in African-American culture.
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