Whylah Falls

Whylah Falls

by George Elliot Clarke
     
 
Equally at home as an advocate of social and racial justice or a lover of bewitching women, the narrative voice inWhylah Fallsis simply unforgettable. The poems arise from fishing boats and dockside, in rundown shanties and illicit meeting places. The voices call out Love. Death. Vengeance. Whylah Fallsis a mythic community, peopled by rowdy men and

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Equally at home as an advocate of social and racial justice or a lover of bewitching women, the narrative voice inWhylah Fallsis simply unforgettable. The poems arise from fishing boats and dockside, in rundown shanties and illicit meeting places. The voices call out Love. Death. Vengeance. Whylah Fallsis a mythic community, peopled by rowdy men and strong women, corrupt powers-that-be and wise angels. To read poetry by George Elliott Clarke is to be reminded that poetry matters; it is resonant with passion for humanity, the land, the sea and souls awandering between.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780919591578
Publisher:
Raincoast Book Distribution
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.41(h) x 0.48(d)

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