The Merchant of Feathers (Caribbean Modern Classics) (Paperback)

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In her second collection of poetry, author Tanya Shirley uses a mixture of acute observation, outrage, and outrageousness to present stories that have their finger on the pulse of contemporary Jamaica in all its exuberance and brokenness. Speaking honestly and powerfully about the experiences of women, these poems are written with a lyric and sensual attention to both the public and the private in the Caribbean

About the Author


Tanya Shirley is a teacher in the department of literatures at University of the West Indies–Mona. She is the author of She Who Sleeps with Bones and her writing has appeared in Caribbean Writer, New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology, and Small Axe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781845232337
ISBN-10: 184523233X
Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
Publication Date: April 1st, 2015
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Caribbean Modern Classics