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A Book of Rooms is Kobus Moolman's seventh collection of poetry, which continues the innovative forms and fearless concerns of his two most recent books, Light and After (Deep South, 2010) and Left Over (Dye Hard Press, 2013). [Subject: Poetry]
Publication Date: 11/3/2014
Paper - 9780987028242 - $ 10.00
All the Days, Robert Berold's fourth book of poems, reaches further and sings more clearly than his earlier work. The reader will be struck by the spare lucidity of the language, the elemental sense of place - and the way love in the end gets the better...
Paper - 9780958491556 - $ 18.95
By Nadine Botha
Nadine Botha is a poet who works in forms entirely her own. Her poems have been published in poetry journals such as New Coin and Botsotso. Ants Moving the House Millimetres is her latest work.
Publication Date: 11/1/2005
Paper - 9780958491518 - $ 14.95
Using anecdotes, poems, dialogue, and fragments of historical research, Call it a Difficult Night follows a nonlinear path in tracing the life of its young narrator/protagonist. Institutionalised after a 'final break', a young woman remembers in sharp detail her disturbing childhood visions, which have become overwhelming by...
Paper - 9780987028266 - $ 14.50
This is a redesigned second printing of Seitlhamo Motsapi's acclaimed Earthstepper/The Ocean is Very Shallow, first published in 1996. *** "A very far cry from official New South African pietistic discourse of reconciliation, this collection brilliantly fuses pan-Africanist militancy, romantic spirituality, and scathing attack on neo-colonialism in...
Paper - 9780958454223 - $ 10.95
Rants / Notes / Poems 2001-2011
This is Lesego Rampolokeng's first book of poems to be published in South Africa since The Bavino Sermons (1999). Head on Fire includes the complete text of The Second Chapter, originally published by Pantolea Press in Berlin in 2003. One measure of...
Paper - 9780987028204 - $ 24.00
The poems in Mzwandile Matiwana's first book cover a range of subjects, including love, prison, poverty, and religion. Mzwandile Matiwana's poems are deeply felt lyrics, displaying surprising shifts of tone. Many of them were written from prison. They cover a range of experience - love, prison life,...
Paper - 9780958454292 - $ 13.95
South African Poetry 1996-2013
Edited by: Denis Hirson
In the Heat of Shadows: South African Poetry 1996-2013 presents the works of 32 poets and includes some translations from Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho, and Xitsonga. This collection follows on from Denis Hirson's 1997 anthology The Lava of This Land: South African Poetry...
Paper - 9780987028235 - $ 25.00
Contributions by: Lesego Rampolokeng
Isabella Motadinyane was born in 1963 in Mofolo Central, Soweto, and died in 2003 in Orange Farm. She used English, Isicamtho, and Sesotho to create a powerful legacy of performance, poetry, and song. On the page, her poems were intense, funny, and...
Paper - 9780987028273 - $ 11.50
Deeper and richer than before, Kobus Moolman's voice in the poem cycle 'Light and After' gathers strength to climax in the third section 'Anatomy'. Sometimes terse and astringent, sometimes luxurious, the poems are always specific, rooted in the cycles of earth and body. This is a beautiful...
Paper - 9780958491570 - $ 9.50