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Giscome Road (American Literature)

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Concerned with specific locales in northern Canada named for the 19th-century Jamaican miner and explorer John Robert Giscome, the volume incorporates a variety of historical documents, maps, and dreams, to go "in & further in", discovering and documenting music, racial dichotomies, sexuality, and the ways in which landscape itself is described.

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When Dalkey Archive published C. S. Giscombe's Here in 1994, Publishers Weekly called it a "powerful, understated meditation on place"; the African-American poet continues this meditation in Giscome Road. Concerned with specific locales in northern Canada named for the 19th Century Jamaican miner and explorer John Robert Giscome, the volume incorporates a variety of historical documents, maps, and dreams, to go "in & further in, " discovering and documenting music, racial dichotomies, sexuality, and the ways in which landscape itself is described.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781564781840
Author:
Giscombe, C. S.
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Location:
Normal, IL :
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Single Author - African American
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
Poetry/African American
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Dalkey Archive
Series:
American Literature Series
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
69
Dimensions:
10.00x7.51x.24 in. .40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , When Dalkey Archive published C. S. Giscombe's Here in 1994, Publishers Weekly called it a "powerful, understated meditation on place"; the African-American poet continues this meditation in Giscome Road. Concerned with specific locales in northern Canada named for the 19th Century Jamaican miner and explorer John Robert Giscome, the volume incorporates a variety of historical documents, maps, and dreams, to go "in & further in, " discovering and documenting music, racial dichotomies, sexuality, and the ways in which landscape itself is described.
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