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Una Marson : Selected Poems
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Overview

Presenting some of the most noteworthy pieces from a remarkably influential West Indian poet, this anthology sheds light on the lesser-known literary accomplishments of Una Marson. Revealing the work of a woman whose writing pioneered the articulation of gender and racial oppression, brought Jamaican vernacular voices alongside a Wordsworth-inspired passion for nature, and ventured to give subjectivity to marginalized subjects, this collection includes, in addition to her well-known poems, previously unpublished work from the 1930s through the 1950s. Striving to answer the question of how one writes as a modern black woman reaching out to the poor and powerless, this extensive selection embodies an exceptionally significant poetic achievement.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781845231682
  • ISBN-10: 1845231686
  • Publisher: Peepal Tree Press
  • Publish Date: April 2011
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds
  • Page Count: 164

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