Manifesto Aotearoa: 101 Political Poems by Emma NealeManifesto Aotearoa: 101 Political Poems by Emma Neale

Manifesto Aotearoa: 101 Political Poems

EditorEmma Neale, Philip Temple

Hardcover | July 1, 2017

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A poem is a vote. It chooses freedom of imagination, freedom of critical thought, freedom of speech. A collection of political poems in its very essence argues for the power of the democratic voice. Here New Zealand poets from diverse cultures, young and old, new and seasoned, from the Bay of Islands to Bluff, rally for justice on everything from a degraded environment to systemically embedded poverty; from the long, painful legacy of colonialism to explosive issues of sexual consent. Communally these writers show that political poems can be the most vivid and eloquent calls for empathy, for action and revolution, even for a simple calling to account.
Emma Neale, who was born in Dunedin, has written six novels – Night Swimming, Little Moon, Relative Strangers, Double Take, Fosterling and Billy Bird – and a number of poetry collections, and has edited anthologies of both short stories and poetry. Philip Temple is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction, often on subjects as...
Title:Manifesto Aotearoa: 101 Political PoemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.9 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:Otago University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0947522468

ISBN - 13:9780947522469

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