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  • - Poems 1987-1990
    by Lucille Clifton
    £16.99

  • - A Memoir
    by Lucille Clifton & Tracy K. Smith
    £10.99

  • - Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980
    by Lucille Clifton
    £21.99

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £6.99

    A new collection by the National Book Award winner and one of America's most beloved poets.

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £9.99

    The long-awaited tenth collection of poetry from the Shelley Memorial Prize-winning poet Lucille Clifton.

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £7.99

    How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton celebrates both familiar and lesser-known works by one of America's most beloved poets, including 10 newly discovered poems that have never been published.These poems celebrating black womanhood and resilience shimmer with intellect, insight, humor, and joy, all in Clifton's characteristic style-a voice that the late Toni Morrison described as "e;seductive with the simplicity of an atom, which is to say highly complex, explosive underneath an apparent quietude."e; Selected and introduced by award-winning poet Aracelis Girmay, this volume of Clifton's poetry is simultaneously timeless and fitting for today's tumultuous moment.

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £7.99

    The long-awaited tenth collection of poetry from the Shelley Memorial Prize-winning poet Lucille Clifton.

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £7.99

    The long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets working today.

  • - Poems 1987-1990
    by Lucille Clifton
    £7.99

    Brilliantly honed language, sharp rhythms and striking syntax empower Lucille Clifton's personal and artistic odyssey. Hers is poetry of birth, death, children, community, history, sexuality and spirituality, and she addresses these themes with passion, humor, anger and spiritual awe.

  • - New Poems
    by Lucille Clifton
    £7.99

    Finalist, 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. "e;Clifton mythologizes herself: that is, she illuminated her surroundings and history from within in a way that casts light on much beyond."e;--The Women's Review of Books

  • - Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980
    by Lucille Clifton
    £6.49

    Finalist for the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for PoetryA landmark collection by National Book Award-winning poet Lucille Clifton, Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 includes the four poetry collections that launched Clifton's career—Good Times, Good News About the Earth, An Ordinary Woman, and Two-Headed Woman—as well as her haunting prose memoir, Generations. In honor of the 30th anniversary of Lucille Clifton's Pulitzer Prize-nominated poetry collection and memoir, Good Woman is now available for the first time as a deluxe eBook edition. Enhanced with previously unpublished photographs from the Lucille Clifton Estate and a special foreword by Aracelis Girmay, this eBook is a must-have for longtime Clifton fans and newcomers alike.

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £12.99

    Winner of the 2013 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry"e;The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 may be the most important book of poetry to appear in years."e;--Publishers Weekly"e;All poetry readers will want to own this book; almost everything is in it."e;--Publishers Weekly"e;If you only read one poetry book in 2012, The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton ought to be it."e;NPR"e;The 'Collected Clifton' is a gift, not just for her fans...but for all of us."e;--The Washington Post"e;The love readers feel for Lucille Cliftonboth the woman and her poetryis constant and deeply felt. The lines that surface most frequently in praise of her work and her person are moving declarations of racial pride, courage, steadfastness."e;Toni Morrison, from the ForewordThe Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 19652010 combines all eleven of Lucille Clifton's published collections with more than fifty previously unpublished poems. The unpublished poems feature early poems from 19651969, a collection-in-progress titled the book of days (2008), and a poignant selection of final poems. An insightful foreword by Nobel Prizewinning author Toni Morrison and comprehensive afterword by noted poet Kevin Young frames Clifton's lifetime body of work, providing the definitive statement about this major America poet's career.On February 13, 2010, the poetry world lost one of its most distinguished members with the passing of Lucille Clifton. In the last year of her life, she was named the first African American woman to receive the $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize honoring a US poet whose "e;lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition,"e; and was posthumously awarded the Robert Frost Medal for lifetime achievement from the Poetry Society of America."e;mother-tongue: to man-kind"e; (from the unpublished the book of days):all that I am asking isthat you see me as somethingmore than a common occurrence,more than a woman in her ordinary skin.

  • by Lucille Clifton
    £4.99

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