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Collected poems

Collected poems

Achebe, Chinua

This collection of poems by Chinua Achebe draws on his three books of poetry and includes seven previously unpublished poems, revealing a lifetime of poetic engagement with politics, war and culture, inherited wisdom and the making of new futures

Book. English.
Published Manchester: Carcanet, 2005
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 1857548434, 9781857548433
Physical Description: xi, 84 p. ; 22 cm.

Contents

  1. Table of Contents
  2. In Lieu of a Preface: A Parable
  3. Prologue
  4. 1966 Benin Road
  5. Mango Seedling
  6. Pine Tree in Spring
  7. The Explorer
  8. Agostinho Neto
  9. Poems About War
  10. The First Shot
  11. A Mother in a Refugee Camp
  12. Christmas in Biafra (1969)
  13. Air Raid
  14. Biafra, 1969
  15. An "If" of History
  16. Remembrance Day
  17. A Wake for Okigbo
  18. After a War
  19. Poems Not About War
  20. Love Song (for Anna)
  21. Love Cycle
  22. Question
  23. Answer
  24. Beware, Soul Brother
  25. NON-commitment
  26. Generation Gap
  27. Misunderstanding
  28. Knowing Robs Us
  29. Bull and Egret
  30. Lazarus
  31. Vultures
  32. Public Execution in Pictures
  33. Gods, Men, and Others
  34. Penalty of Godhead
  35. Those Gods Are Children
  36. Lament of the Sacred Python
  37. Their Idiot Song
  38. The Nigerian Census
  39. Flying
  40. Epilogue
  41. He Loves Me; He Loves Me Not
  42. Dereliction
  43. We Laughed at Him
  44. Notes