Blood Ties: New And Selected Poems 1963?2016 by Jeffrey Paparoa HolmanBlood Ties: New And Selected Poems 1963?2016 by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman

Blood Ties: New And Selected Poems 1963?2016

byJeffrey Paparoa Holman

Paperback | July 1, 2017

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Woven from the sharp and tensile strands of memory, many of the poems in this collection return to the primal pains of neglect and damage in childhood. Emotional memory is anchored in the specific detail of an era – the selection is laced with dreams of flight and memories of West Coast town rituals, places and people – and fans out to draw on local and international history, exploring with wit, anger, imagination and grief the ways in which Aotearoa still carries the wounds of colonization and class.
Jeffrey Paparoa Holman, poet, memoirist and historian grew up in Blackball on the West Coast and now lives in Christchurch. Having worked as a shearer, postman, psychiatric social worker and bookseller, he is presently a senior adjunct fellow in the University of Canterbury School of Humanities and Creative Arts. His collections of poe...
Title:Blood Ties: New And Selected Poems 1963?2016Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 8 × 5.75 × 0.6 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:Canterbury University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927145880

ISBN - 13:9781927145883