No language is neutral

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Coach House Press, Oct 1, 1990 - Poetry - 51 pages
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A joyful, imagistic discovery of woman as speaker and subject. As a woman, a black, and a lesbian, Brand arrives at a rigorous and nakedly ruthless reclamation of the poetic.

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User Review  - Nykea - Goodreads

Beautiful and genuine. "I only know now that my longing for this old woman was longing to leave the prisoned gaze of men." "I know that since an old woman, darkening, cuts herself away limb from limb, sucks herself white" Read full review

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User Review  - Cameron - Goodreads

Incendiary, incisive, and pushes, as Brand gorgeously puts it, "hard against the soul." Read full review


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About the author (1990)

Dionne Brand is a poet, novelist and essayist living in Toronto. Her eight volumes of poetry include No language Is Neutral, Land to Light On, which won the Governor Generalís Award for Poetry and the Trillium Award for Literature in 1997, and, most recently, thirsty. She is currently the Ruth Wynn Wodward Professor, Womenís Studies, Simon Fraser Unversity.

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