The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde

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by Audre Lorde

W.W. Norton and Company

02/17/2000, paperback

SKU: 9780393319729


Originally published: 1997. Includes index, every poem ever published by the late poet, who is noted for the passion and vision of her poems about being African American, a lesbian, a mother, and a daughter, is collected in a definitive anthology of her work.


"The first declaration of a black, lesbian feminist identity took place in these poems, and set the terms -- beautifully, forcefully -- for contemporary multicultural and pluralist debate." -- Publishers Weekly 

"This is an amazing collection of poetry by... one of our best contemporary poets... Her poems are powerful, often political, always lyrical and profoundly moving." -- Chuckanut Reader Magazine 

"What a deep pleasure to encounter Audre Lorde's most potent genius... you will welcome the sheer accessibility and the force and beauty of this volume." --  Out Magazine

About the Author:

Audre Lorde (1934-1992) published eleven volumes of poetry and five works of prose. Her constellation of honors includes honorary doctorates from Hunter, Oberlin, and Haverford colleges.