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Marabou

Poetry


by
Jane Yeh

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 52 pages

File size: 164 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

SHORT LISTED FOR THE FORWARD POETRY PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2005 SHORT LISTED FOR THE WHITBREAD POETRY PRIZE 2005 Reading Marabou is like browsing through an album of snapshots, coming across fraught, frozen moments in the lives of intriguingly enigmatic characters. There’s an Egyptian mummy, an Elizabethan shoemaker and a flock of Cumbrian sheep; Oscar Wilde, a talking owl and a pair of Renaissance princesses. In this collection, Yeh illuminates the concept of personal identity with startling originality and freshness. Borrowing from the languages of fashion, espionage and revenge tragedy, her taut, pressure-packed lines combine vivid imagery and bold confession to reveal profound emotional truths.

SHORT LISTED FOR THE FORWARD POETRY PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2005 SHORT LISTED FOR THE WHITBREAD POETRY PRIZE 2005 Reading Marabou is like browsing through an album of snapshots, coming across fraught, frozen moments in the lives of intriguingly enigmatic characters. There’s an Egyptian mummy, an Elizabethan shoemaker and a flock of Cumbrian sheep; Oscar Wilde, a talking owl and a pair of Renaissance princesses. In this collection, Yeh illuminates the concept… (more)

SHORT LISTED FOR THE FORWARD POETRY PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2005 SHORT LISTED FOR THE WHITBREAD POETRY PRIZE 2005 Reading Marabou is like browsing through an album of snapshots, coming across fraught, frozen moments in the lives of intriguingly enigmatic characters. There’s an Egyptian mummy, an Elizabethan shoemaker and a flock of Cumbrian sheep; Oscar Wilde, a talking owl and a pair of Renaissance princesses. In this collection, Yeh illuminates the concept of personal identity with startling originality and freshness. Borrowing from the languages of fashion, espionage and revenge tragedy, her taut, pressure-packed lines combine vivid imagery and bold confession to reveal profound emotional truths.

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