The Peacock Poems

The Peacock Poems

by Sherley Anne Williams
     
 

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The Peacock Poems, Sherley Anne Williams’ first book of poetry, was nominated for a National Book Award. A former senior Fulbright lecturer at the University of Ghana and visiting professor at the University of Southern California and Cornell University, Williams is professor of literature at the University of California at San Diego. She had received an Emmy

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The Peacock Poems, Sherley Anne Williams’ first book of poetry, was nominated for a National Book Award. A former senior Fulbright lecturer at the University of Ghana and visiting professor at the University of Southern California and Cornell University, Williams is professor of literature at the University of California at San Diego. She had received an Emmy Award for a television performance of her poetry. She is advisory editor of Callaloo and Langston Hughes Review. Williams was graduated from California State University (B.A. 1966) and Brown University (M.A. 1972). Her home is in San Diego.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819510792
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1975
Series:
Wesleyan Poetry Program
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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