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  • Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 (American Poets Continuum #59)

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $15.30
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781880238882
    • Publisher: BOA Editions, Ltd.
    • Published: April 2000
    Nineteen new poems as well as selections from the author's earlier collections explore human suffering, the tragedy of violence, and theological mysteries.
  • Generations: A Memoir

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394461557
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1976
  • Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir, 1969-1980

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780918526595
    • Publisher: BOA Editions, Ltd.
    • Published: November 1987
    A collection of poems focusing on the life of the author
  • Lucky Stone

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $5.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780440451105
    • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
    • Published: June 1986
    Four interrelated stories focus on a lucky stone which brings freedom, love, and good fortune to its owners, four generations of black women.
  • Quilting : Poems 1987-1990

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780918526816
    • Publisher: BOA EDITIONS
    • Published: September 2000
    A collection of poems that focus on the issues in a woman's life, with quilting as the central theme
  • The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781934414903
    • Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd.
    • Published: September 2012
    "The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 may be the most important book of poetry to appear in years."--Publishers Weekly"All poetry readers will want to own this book; almost everything is in it."--Publishers Weekly"If you only read one poetry book in 2012, The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton ought to be it."?NPR"The 'Collected Clifton' is a gift, not just for her fans...but for all of us."--The Washington Post"The love readers feel for Lucille Clifton?both the woman and her poetry?is constant and deeply felt. The lines that surface most frequently in praise of her work and her person are moving declarations of racial pride, courage, steadfastness."?Toni Morrison, from the ForewordThe Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965?2010 combines all eleven of Lucille Clifton's published collections with more than fifty previously unpublished poems. The unpublished poems feature early poems from 1965?1969, a collection-in-progress titled the book of days (2008), and a poignant selection of final poems. An insightful foreword by Nobel Prize?winning author Toni Morrison and comprehensive afterword by noted poet Kevin Young frames Clifton's lifetime body of work, providing the definitive statement about this major America poet's career.On February 13, 2010, the poetry world lost one of its most distinguished members with the passing of Lucille Clifton. In the last year of her life, she was named the first African American woman to receive the $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize honoring a US poet whose "lifetime accomplishments warrant extraordinary recognition," and was posthumously awarded the Robert Frost Medal for lifetime achievement from the Poetry Society of America."mother-tongue: to man-kind" (from the unpublished the book of days):all that I am asking isthat you see me as somethingmore than a common occurrence,more than a woman in her ordinary skin.
  • The Terrible Stories

    By Lucille Clifton

    Our Price: $17.00
    • ISBN-13: 9781880238370
    • Publisher: BOA Editions

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