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A groundbreaking meditation on sexual politics, love, and human tenacity from the world-renowned pioneer of feminist writing and prophetic author of The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood.

When it first appeared in 1971, Margaret Atwood's Power Politics startled readers with its vital dance of woman and man. It still startles today, and is just as iconoclastic as ever.

These poems occupy all at once the intimate, the political, and the mythic. Here Atwood makes us realise that we may think our own personal dichotomies are unique, but really they are multiple, universal. Clear, direct, wry, and unrelenting - Atwood's poetic powers are honed to perfection in this seminal work from her early career.


 

Details

ISBN: 9781487004552
Series: A List
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 72
Edition: New edition
Publication Date: 22 Mar 2018
Publisher: House of Anansi Press Ltd ,Canada
Publication City, Country: Concord, Canada
Dimensions (cm): 21.6(H) x 14(L)

 

Author Biography

MARGARET ATWOOD, whose work has been published in more than forty-five countries, is the author of more than fifty books of fiction, poetry, critical essays, and graphic novels. Her latest novel, The Testaments, is the long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, now an award-winning TV series. Her other works of fiction include Cat's Eye, finalist for the 1989 Booker Prize; Alias Grace, which won the Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy; The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker Prize; The MaddAddam Trilogy; and Hag-Seed. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, the Franz Kafka International Literary Prize, the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Los Angeles Times Innovator's Award. She lives in Toronto with the writer Graeme Gibson.

Power Politics: Poems, new edition
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