Power Politics: Poems

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House of Anansi, 1996 - Poetry - 56 pages
"Margaret Atwood's Power Politics first appeared in 1971, startling its audience with its vital dance of woman and man. Thirty years later it still startles, and is just as iconoclastic as ever. These poems occupy all at once the intimate, the political, and the mythic. Here Atwood makes us realize that we may think our own personal dichotomies are unique, but really they are multiple, universal. Clear, direct, wry, unrelenting—Atwood's poetic powers are honed to perfection in this important early work."
 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
9
Section 3
14
Section 4
16
Section 5
28
Section 6
29
Section 7
31
Section 8
35
Section 9
36
Section 10
40
Section 11
44
Section 12
46
Section 13
54
Section 14
55
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Margaret Atwood is one of the world's preeminent writers -- winner of the Booker Prize, the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and the Governor General's Literary Award, among many other honours. She is the bestselling author of more than thirty-five books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, including The Handmaid's Tale, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, and Oryx and Crake. She and her spouse, writer Graeme Gibson, are the Joint Honourary Presidents of the Rare Bird Club within Birdlife International. She is an International Vice President of PEN.

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