Seasons Come to Pass: A Poetry Anthology for Southern African Students
Helen Moffett, Es'kia Mphahlele
Oxford University Press, 2002 - Poetry - 258 pages
This anthology draws from a wide range of canonical, unusual, erotic, amusing, and politically pertinent poetry from all over the world spanning some 15 centuries. This latest edition includes new notes and exercises, and has a freshly designed, learning-friendly format that makes it more relevant and accessible to students of poetry in Southern Africa.
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Afrikaans Albert Luthuli analysis apartheid Arthur Nortje beauty became bird born breath Cape Town century child cold colonial colourful critical culture dead death describe Douglas Livingstone dream educated elegy emotional England English example exile eyes Ezra Pound father flowers grieved lands heart identify imagery Ingrid Jonker Jack Cope Jeremy Cronin Johannesburg Jonker king labour language literary literature live look love poem lovers married meaning medieval metaphor Mistress Modikwe Dikobe never night Notes passionate play poem poet poetry political rain refers religious remember Reprinted by permission rhyme rise Romantic sing song sonnet soul sound South African speaker stanza stars steve biko suggest sweet T. S. Eliot Talking points tell thee thou tone translated trees turn University W.H. Auden Wall wind woman women words writing written wrote