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This collection, 39 poems written between 1987 and 1992, is the final volume by "a major American poet whose concerns are international, and whose words have left their mark on many lives," in the words of Adrienne Rich. Audre Lorde (1934-1992) was the author of ten volumes of poetry and five works of prose. She was named New York State Poet in 1991; her other honors include the Manhattan Borough President's Award for Excellence in the Arts. was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1994.

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"This volume resonates with some of the finest poems Audre Lorde ever wrote: sinewy, lyrical, celebratory even in the face of death, and always political in the best sense. Now the poet is gone--but the work lives, and sings." --Robin Morgan

About the Author

Audre Lorde (1934-1992) published nine volumes of poetry and five works of prose. She was a recipient of many distinguished honors and awards, including honorary doctorates from Hunter, Oberlin, and Haverford Colleges, and was named New York State Poet (1991-1993).

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ISBN:
9780393311709
Author:
Lorde, Audre
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Publication Date:
19940831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
8.24x5.53x.28 in. .23 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "This volume resonates with some of the finest poems Audre Lorde ever wrote: sinewy, lyrical, celebratory even in the face of death, and always political in the best sense. Now the poet is gone--but the work lives, and sings." --Robin Morgan
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