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Coal

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Coal is one of the earliest collections of poems by a woman who, Adrienne Rich writes, "for the complexity of her vision, for her moral courage and the catalytic passion of her language, has already become, for many, an indispensable poet." Marilyn Hacker captures the essence of Lorde and her poetry: "Black, lesbian, mother, urban woman: none of Lorde's selves has ever silenced the others; the counterpoint among them is often the material of her strongest poems."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 141 x 209.3 x 8.1mm | 90.72g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0393314863
  • 9780393314861
  • 1,056,124

Review quote

"In poetry that is as compelling for its ethical vision as for its language, Lorde dares to imagine a changed world."show more

About Audre Lorde

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).show more

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