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Recent Publication Information for Lorna Goodison
Goldengrove: New and Selected Poems
Lorna Goodison's "Goldengrove" is a rich and varied selection of poems from "Travelling Mercies" (2001) and "Controlling the Silver" (2004), together with twenty new, previously unpublished, poems. This is a gathering from a poet at the height of her powers. Moving seamlessly between standard English and the speech of her guinea woman grandmother, and between story and song, Goodison brings dignity to the everyday and grace to all our experiences. Derek Walcott refers to Goodison's latest poems as 'a triumph of fusions' and asks, 'What is the rare quality that has gone out of poetry that these marvellous poems restore? Joy.'
All recent publications by Lorna Goodison
All publications by Lorna Goodison
Poetry: Tamarind Season, Kingston, Jamaica: Institute of Jamaica (1980); I Am Becoming My Mother, London: New Beacon (1986); Heartease, London: New Beacon (1988); Poems: Lorna Goodson. New York: Research Institute for the Study of Man/CommonWealth of Letters (Yale University), 1989, 1995; Selected Poems, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press (1992); Jungfernbraun, Lorna Goodison, Gedichte, trans Wolfgang Binder(Wuppertal: Peter Hammer Verlag, 1994); To Us, All Flowers Are Roses. Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1995); Turn Thanks. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1999; Guinea Woman: New and Selected Poems. Manchester: Carcanet Press (2000); Travelling Mercies (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2001; A Quartet of Poets: Alice Walker, Lorna Goodison, Maya Angelous, Grace Nichols (Modern Women Writers Series). London: Longman (1994) Prose Fiction: Baby Mother and the King of Swords: Short Stories (London: Longman, 1990); Der Schwertkonig, Lorna Goodison, Der Kurzgeschicten aus Jamaica, translated by Wolfgang Binder (Frankfurt: Dipa Verlag, 1992); A Quartet of Stories: Maya Angelous, Lorna Goodison, Olive Senior, Alice Walker (Modern Women Writers Series). London: Longman, 1993.