The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance

The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance : Poems, 1987-1992

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 8mm | 101g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0393311708
  • 9780393311709
  • 1,000,065

About Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde (1934-1992) published eleven volumes of poetry and five works of prose. Her constellation of honors includes honorary doctorates from Hunter, Oberlin, and Haverford colleges.
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