Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke

Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke

by Joseph Pivato
     
 

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This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke. Instrtumental in promoting the writing of writers of African descent, Clarke's work has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry. He is also the recipient of seven honorary doctorates.  See more details below

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This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke. Instrtumental in promoting the writing of writers of African descent, Clarke's work has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry. He is also the recipient of seven honorary doctorates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550716276
Publisher:
Guernica Editions, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Series:
Essential Writers Series, #35
Edition description:
1st edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke, instrumental in promoting the writing of Canadian writers of African descent, has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry, a National Magazine Gold Medal Award for Poetry, the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship Prize, the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Achievement Award, and The Premiul Poesis (Romania). He has had poetry and plays published in Chinese, Romanian, and Italian while other works have appeared in Korean, Swedish, Finnish, French, German, Polish, and Hungarian. He is also the recipient of eight honorary doctorates. Joseph Pivato is professor of English and Comparative Literature at Athabasca University in Edmonton. His books for Guernica include: Contrasts: Comparative Essays on Italian-Canadian Writing (1985), Echo: Essays on Other Literatures (1994), The Anthology of Italian-Canadian Writing (1998), and Pier Giorgio Di Cicco: Essays on His Works (2011). He is Guernica's Essential Writers Series editor.

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