Gathering the Tribes

Gathering the Tribes

by Carolyn Forché
     
 

The language and images of Carolyn Forche's poetry are so closely bound to the natural cycles of the seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning, that it is surprising to realize how many of her poems deal with uprootedness - hasty emigrations from Czechoslovakia and Kiev, the loss of grandparents and other elders, people leaving and being sent away. See more details below

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The language and images of Carolyn Forche's poetry are so closely bound to the natural cycles of the seasons, of generations, of the body's functioning, that it is surprising to realize how many of her poems deal with uprootedness - hasty emigrations from Czechoslovakia and Kiev, the loss of grandparents and other elders, people leaving and being sent away.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300019858
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1976
Series:
Yale Series of Younger Poets, #71
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
74
Sales rank:
942,139
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.23(d)

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