Power Politics by Margaret AtwoodPower Politics by Margaret Atwood

Power Politics

byMargaret Atwood

Paperback | June 1, 1996

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Margaret Atwood's Power Politics first appeared in 1971, startling its audience with its vital dance of woman and man. It still startles, and is just as iconoclastic as ever.

These poems occupy all at once the intimate, the political, and the mythic. Here Atwood makes us realize that we may think our own personal dichotomies are unique, but really they are multiple, universal. Clear, direct, wry, unrelenting -- Atwood's poetic powers are honed to perfection in this important early work.

MARGARET ATWOOD is the author of more than forty-five books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. Her most recent books include Hag-Seed, a novel revisitation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, and Angel Catbird - featuring a cat-bird superhero - a graphic novel with co-creator Johnnie Christmas. She is a two-time winner of the Gove...
Title:Power PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.06 × 5.06 × 0.17 inPublished:June 1, 1996Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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In 1971, Margaret Atwood's Power Politics startled readers with its intriguing gender politics dance between woman and man. Decades later, it is still considered a landmark in Canadian poetry. This lovingly published edition features all the poems from the original edition. Showing that human dichotomies are universal, Atwood reminds us that love can transform the self - for good or for bad. Atwood is the author of more than 30 books; her collection of poetry, Morning in the Burned House, was the co-winner of the Trillium Award.