The Rose of Toulouse

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Description

'I should never ask / directions to my childhood', writes Fred D'Aguiar: there is no way back home. The Rose of Toulouse is a book of geographies tracing the various places the poet has lived, their histories, and his own history as he travels away from who he was. His transformations and shifts - between Britain, Guyana and the USA - are his identity: 'Each year I travel, my passport photo / looks less like me.' In both flexible free verse and more formally patterned poems, D'Aguiar conveys the fragility of flesh and the transience of memories.

Product Details

Price
£9.94  £9.24
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781847772299
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