The Resource Eyeing the north star : directions in African-Canadian literature, edited by George Elliott Clarke

Eyeing the north star : directions in African-Canadian literature, edited by George Elliott Clarke

Label
Eyeing the north star : directions in African-Canadian literature
Title
Eyeing the north star
Title remainder
directions in African-Canadian literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by George Elliott Clarke
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.9/896071
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9194.5.B55
LC item number
E94 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Clarke, George Elliott
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canadian literature
  • French-Canadian literature
  • Africans
  • Blacks
  • Canadian literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Eyeing the north star : directions in African-Canadian literature, edited by George Elliott Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
When he was free and young and he used to wear silks / Austin Clarke -- Ah my love flutters... ; It is snowing outside... ; from La Pacotille / Gérare Etienne -- Where the sky is a pitiful tent ; Policeman cleared in jaywalking case / Claire Harris -- from Riverlisp ; Who ; from Who all was there ; Blind man's blues ; Dialogue #1: Mama ; Dialogue #3: Old man (to the squatter) ; The death of Lady Susuma / Frederick Ward -- All clear, 1928 ; Swimming in the ba'ma grass / Olive Senior -- from De Man ; My sister gets married / Pamela Mordecai -- Ladies of the night / Althea Prince -- And over every land and sea ; Meditations on the declension of beauty by the gril with the flying cheek-bones ; Commitment to hardness / M. Nourbese Philip -- from Spirits in the dark / H. Nigel Thomas -- The new order / Archibald J. Crail -- Winter epigrams ; I am not that strong woman ; from Hard against the soul ; Just rain, Bacolet / Dionne Brand -- from Dining with the dictator / Dany Laferrière -- The rum / Cecil Foster -- No beating like dis one ; Old habits die hard / Makeda Silvera -- The rocking chair / Paul Tiyambe Zeleza -- Despair: Five stories of Ottawa / André Alexis -- from Martha and Elvira / Diana Braithwaite -- from Some great thing / Lawrence Hill -- Poems / George Elliott Clarke -- LIP / David N. Odhiambo -- from Moon Honey / Suzette Mayr
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780771021251
Lccn
97156822
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM38281737
Label
Eyeing the north star : directions in African-Canadian literature, edited by George Elliott Clarke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
When he was free and young and he used to wear silks / Austin Clarke -- Ah my love flutters... ; It is snowing outside... ; from La Pacotille / Gérare Etienne -- Where the sky is a pitiful tent ; Policeman cleared in jaywalking case / Claire Harris -- from Riverlisp ; Who ; from Who all was there ; Blind man's blues ; Dialogue #1: Mama ; Dialogue #3: Old man (to the squatter) ; The death of Lady Susuma / Frederick Ward -- All clear, 1928 ; Swimming in the ba'ma grass / Olive Senior -- from De Man ; My sister gets married / Pamela Mordecai -- Ladies of the night / Althea Prince -- And over every land and sea ; Meditations on the declension of beauty by the gril with the flying cheek-bones ; Commitment to hardness / M. Nourbese Philip -- from Spirits in the dark / H. Nigel Thomas -- The new order / Archibald J. Crail -- Winter epigrams ; I am not that strong woman ; from Hard against the soul ; Just rain, Bacolet / Dionne Brand -- from Dining with the dictator / Dany Laferrière -- The rum / Cecil Foster -- No beating like dis one ; Old habits die hard / Makeda Silvera -- The rocking chair / Paul Tiyambe Zeleza -- Despair: Five stories of Ottawa / André Alexis -- from Martha and Elvira / Diana Braithwaite -- from Some great thing / Lawrence Hill -- Poems / George Elliott Clarke -- LIP / David N. Odhiambo -- from Moon Honey / Suzette Mayr
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 268 p.
Isbn
9780771021251
Lccn
97156822
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM38281737

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