The Black Unicorn

The Black Unicorn

Fiction & Poetry, Poetry
Paperback Published on: 04/07/2019
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Synopsis

I have been woman
for a long time
beware my smile
I am treacherous with old magic

Filled with rage and tenderness, Audre Lorde's most acclaimed poetry collection speaks of mothers and children, female strength and vulnerability, renewal and revenge, goddesses and warriors, ancient magic and contemporary America. These are fearless assertions of identity, told with incantatory power.

'Audre Lorde writes as a black woman, a mother, a daughter, a lesbian, a feminist, a visionary; poems of elemental wildness and healing, nightmare and lucidity ... which blaze and pulse on the page' Adrienne Rich

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241396865
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Weight: 112g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm

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The Black Unicorn
Powerful, Passionate Poetry
Such a superb, powerful, fierce set of poems. Lorde writes about her blackness, her feminism, her lesbianism, her heritage and the racist, violent world in... READ MORE
Katy Wheatley