The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance: Poems 1987-1992

The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance: Poems 1987-1992

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By (author) Audre Lorde

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  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Format: Paperback | 72 pages
  • Dimensions: 141mm x 209mm x 7mm | 104g
  • Publication date: 15 November 1995
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0393311708
  • ISBN 13: 9780393311709
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 841,914

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This collection, 39 poems written between 1987 and 1992, is the final volume by "a major American poet whose concerns are international, and whose words have left their mark on many lives," in the words of Adrienne Rich. Audre Lorde (1934-1992) was the author of ten volumes of poetry and five works of prose. She was named New York State Poet in 1991; her other honors include the Manhattan Borough President's Award for Excellence in the Arts. The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award in 1994.

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Audre Lorde (1934-1992) published nine volumes of poetry and five works of prose. She was a recipient of many distinguished honors and awards, including honorary doctorates from Hunter, Oberlin, and Haverford Colleges, and was named New York State Poet (1991-1993).