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Title Poetry of Haitian independence / edited by Doris Y. Kadish and Deborah Jenson ; translations by Norman R. Shapiro ; foreword by Edwidge Danticat.
Publication New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
Description liii, 301 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 841 P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-291) and index.
Note Translated from the French.
Summary "This collection of deeply felt and powerfully moving Haitian poetry dating back to the first decades of the Caribbean island's independence from French colonial rule sheds a much needed light on an important and often neglected period in Haiti's literary history. Editors Kadish and Jenson have made a significant corpus of largely unknown poetry accessible to a wide audience for the first time with this essential bilingual volume of early-nineteenth-century verse that celebrates the authors' African origins, freedom from oppression, equality for all, and the legitimacy of the only modern country born from a slave revolt"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Haitian poetry -- Translations into English.
Haitian poetry. (OCoLC)fst00950474
Genre Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Addl. Author Kadish, Doris Y.
Jenson, Deborah.
Shapiro, Norman R.
ISBN 9780300195590 (hbk.) :
0300195591 (hbk.)

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Non-Fic  841 P    CHECK SHELVES