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Bending the Bow: An Anthology of African Love Poetry Paperback – August 5, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0809328420 ISBN-10: 0809328429 Edition: 1st Edition

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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press; 1st Edition edition (August 5, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0809328429
  • ISBN-13: 978-0809328420
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.3 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,384,218 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Frank M. Chipasula, Judge William Holmes Cook Professor of Black American Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is the author, editor, or coeditor of seven books, including When My Brothers Come Home: Poems from Central and Southern Africa and The Heinemann Book of African Women’s Poetry. His own poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.

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A wonderful introduction to a genre I did not know existed. This book caused me to re-think the cultures of love, and the introduction by Frank Chipasula sets up a context for the reader nicely. Poets range from early and anonymous to Leopold Senghor and Dan Wylie. You don't need to be an expert to like this - it would be a nice gift to someone special.
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