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by Mary Jane Lupton

Download Lucille Clifton: Her Life and Letters (Women Writers of Color) eBook
ISBN:
0275984699
Author:
Mary Jane Lupton
Category:
History & Criticism
Language:
English
Publisher:
Praeger (June 30, 2006)
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192 pages
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A major figure in contemporary American poetry, Lucille Clifton is the author of 11 books of poetry, one prose memoir, and 19 children's books.

Lupton discusses the roles of race, gender, and memory in the creation and themes of Clifton's poems, and she includes a description of Clifton's signature poetic structure-short, free-verse stanzas with sparsely punctuated lines of two to four beats each. A major figure in contemporary American poetry, Lucille Clifton is the author of 11 books of poetry, one prose memoir, and 19 children's books.

Lucille Clifton book. This biography covers Clifton's life and work, addressing themes that run throughout her writing as well as the personal obstacles she faced and overcame, including her own faultering health. Writing and composing with honesty and humanism, Lucille Clifton is known. This timely and important biography will give readers a glimpse into the life of one of America's most important, influential, and enduring writers.

Writing and composing with honesty and humanism, Lucille Clifton is known for her themes of the body, family, community, politics, womanhood, and the spirit. While much of her work deals with the African American experience, she does not limit herself to that perspective, addressing topics common to all women, to all people.

Writer Ishmael Reed introduced Lucille to Clifton while he was organizing the Buffalo . Lupton, Mary Jane, Lucille Clifton: her life and letters, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006, ISBN.

Writer Ishmael Reed introduced Lucille to Clifton while he was organizing the Buffalo Community Drama Workshop. Fred and Lucille Clifton starred in the group's version of The Glass Menagerie, which was called "poetic and sensitive" by the Buffalo Evening News. Her series of children's books about a young black boy began with 1970's Some of the Days of Everett Anderson. Everett Anderson, a recurring character in many of her books, spoke in African American English and dealt with real life social problems. Lupton, Mary Jane, Lucille Clifton: her life and letters, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006, ISBN 0-275-98469-9.

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Her series of children's books about a young black boy began with 1970's Some of the Days of Everett Anderson. Lupton, Mary Jane, Lucille Clifton: her life and letters, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006, ISBN 0275984699. Rey, Jay (13 February 2010). Everett Anderson, a recurring character in many of her books, spoke in authentic African-American dialect and dealt with real life social problems.

Clifton was the subject of several biographical and critical studies, among them Lucille Clifton: Her Life and Letters (Praeger, 2006), by Mary Jane Lupton, and Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton (Louisiana State University, 2004), by Hilary Holladay

Clifton was the subject of several biographical and critical studies, among them Lucille Clifton: Her Life and Letters (Praeger, 2006), by Mary Jane Lupton, and Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton (Louisiana State University, 2004), by Hilary Holladay. Throughout Ms. Clifton’s work, the historical and the personal often converged in a single poem, as in homage to my hips, here in its entirety

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Lucille Clifton was born in 1936 in DePew, New York, and grew up in Buffalo. Her collection Two-Headed Woman (1980) was also a Pulitzer nominee and won the Juniper Prize from the University of Massachusetts. She served as the state of Maryland’s poet laureate from 1974 until 1985, and won the prestigious National Book Award for Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems, 1988-2000. In addition to her numerous poetry collections, she wrote many children’s books.

Writing and composing with honesty and humanism, Lucille Clifton is known for her themes of the body, family, community, politics, womanhood, and the spirit. While much of her work deals with the African American experience, she does not limit herself to that perspective, addressing topics common to all women, to all people. This timely and important biography will give readers a glimpse into the life and work of this important and revered African American poet, writer, and educator, exploring themes that run throughout her writing, as well as the personal obstacles she faced and overcame.

Lucille Clifton was born in Depew, New York, in 1936. Today, she is one of the most important and revered African American poets, writers, and educators in the nation. In addition to several works of poetry, she has written more than 15 children's books. Her work has been nominated for three Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards, one of which she won for Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 in 2000. In 1999, she was appointed and remains a Chancellor of the American Academy of Poets, one of the most prestigious honors in American letters. Among her best known works is the poem miss rosie, anthologized many times over and a standard part of high school curriculums. She has won an Emmy award, a Lannan Literary Award, two fellowships from the National Endowmant for the the Arts, and many other prestigious awards. Writing and composing with honesty and humanism, Clifton is known for her themes of the body, family, community, politics, womanhood, and the spirit. While much of her work deals with the African American experience, she does not limit herself to that perspective, addressing topics common to all women, to all people. This biography covers Clifton's life and work, addressing themes that run throughout her writing as well as the personal obstacles she faced and overcame, including her own faultering health. This timely and important biography will give readers a glimpse into the life of one of America's most important, influential, and enduring writers.