Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
 
 
Newsletters
Subscribe to our Out of Town mailing list
* indicates required
Subscribe to our Local mailing list
* indicates required
 
 
 
Cachoeira Tales And Other Poems, MARILYN NELSON

Author:    MARILYN NELSON

Title:   Cachoeira Tales And Other Poems

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Lancaster Univ Archaeological Unit June 2005

ISBN Number:    0807130648 / 9780807130643

Seller ID:   20100728175635

Soaring images, rhythmic language, and wry humor come together in these three narrative poems that explore travel from an African American historical and social perspective. A cab ride turns into an amazing encounter with the driver, whose ideas about space and time travel spark the poet's musings on chutzpah and artistic ambition. A trip to Triolet leads the poet to ponder the past and present as she reflects on the ironic complexities of the slave trade and its legacy. And in "The Cachoeira Tales"--a rollicking, sensual exploration of spirit and community, with a nod to Chaucer and to traditional Trickster tales--the poet finds herself among fellow pilgrims in Brazil's Bahia. Using her remarkable ability to educate and inspire, Marilyn Nelson demonstrates the power of travel to transform our imaginations.

Price = 16.95 USD



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to books@eighthdaybooks.com
Copyright©2016. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie