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The Last Woman: Selected Poems

1991-2001 (Essential Poets series)

by Claudine Bertrand

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Published by Guernica Editions Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Canadian,
  • Poetry / Canadian,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAntonio D"Alfonso (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9461710M
    ISBN 101550712365
    ISBN 109781550712360
    OCLC/WorldCa65120037

    Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the most highly regarded, influential, and widely read poets of 20th-century American poetry. She was a much-honored poet, even in her lifetime, with the distinction of being the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. She also was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress—the first Black woman to hold that position—and poet laureate of the State of.


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