This Strange Land by Shara MccallumThis Strange Land by Shara Mccallum

This Strange Land

byShara Mccallum

Book & Toy | May 17, 2011

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These poems probe the definition of Motherland. Shara McCallum homogenizes childhood memories of her native Jamaica with a revised understanding of danger and corruption, teasing out notions of history, language, motherhood, rupture, memory, and identity. She weaves new cloth of oral tradition, struggling to arrange a comfort zone within the foreign manufactures of suburbia. Hers is the skilled music of a master.
Shara McCallum is the author of 'Song of Thieves' (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003) and 'The Water Between Us' (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999). Originally from Jamaica, she lives with her family in central Pennsylvania, where she directs the Stadler Center for Poetry and teaches creative writing and literature at Bucknel...
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Title:This Strange LandFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.26 inPublished:May 17, 2011Publisher:Alice James BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1882295862

ISBN - 13:9781882295869

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