Carib's Leap: Selected and New Poems of the Caribbean

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November 2005



Based on travels through the Caribbean Sea, its islands, and parts of the South American mainland, these poems acknowledge the damage wrought to Caribbean peoples, landscapes, and cultures by invaders of all kinds--from conquistadors to sex tourists. Caribbean references bring out the creativity of the region's peoples in dramatic and personable tones, making this fine poetry a valuable addition to the growing body of literary travel writing about the Caribbean.


Laurence Lieberman has published twelve collections of poetry and three volumes of literary essays. His poetry has appeared in every major venue for poetry in America, including 'Atlantic Monthly', 'American Poetry Review', 'Hudson Review', 'The New Republic', 'Sewanee Review', 'New Yorker', 'Kenyon Review', 'The Nation', 'Partisan Review', 'Paris Review', 'Boulevard', 'Colorado Review', 'Southern Review' and many others. He has received the Jerome J. Shestack Prize awarded by the 'American Poetry Review', an NEA Fellowship, an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship and Grant, a William Carlos Williams Citation from the Poetry Society of America, and seven nominations for the Pushcart Prize. He appeared in 'The Best American Poetry' (1991). Since 1971, he has served as poetry editor at the University of Illinois Press. His most recent book, 'Flight From the Mother Stone', appeared in 2000. His critical books include: 'Beyond the Muse of Memory' and 'Essays on Contemporary American Poets'.
EAN: 9781845230227
ISBN: 1845230221
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 262 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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