Scandalize My Name: Selected Poems
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- Sales Rank:3,110,130
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:2
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
- Dimensions (in):7.6 x 5.1 x 0.7
- Publication Date:November 8, 2002
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Yusef Komunyakaa is one of the most highly regarded US poets now at work; Scandalize My Name selects from twenty-five years of his remarkable poetry. Komunyakaa's vision of the poem as a 'distilled insinuation' is honoured and intensified in this graceful and sensual verse, whose vigorous myth-making only heightens the political and social realities it often addresses. Scandalize My Name introduces a poet of great versatility and singular commitment, one whose eye remains steady where others have turned away.
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