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I is a long-memoried woman

by Grace Nichols

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Published by Caribbean Cultural International, Karnak House in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women, Black -- Caribbean Area -- History -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesI is a long memoried woman.
    StatementGrace Nichols.
    GenrePoetry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16570146M
    ISBN 100907015077

    I IS A LONG MEMORIED WOMAN. UK | | Documentary Starring: Adjoa Andoh, Leonie Forbes Directed by: Frances-Anne Solomon Written by: Ingrid Lewis, Grace Nicholls, Frances-Anne Solomon Produced by: Ingrid Lewis, Frances-Anne Solomon, Gary Tuck, David Wilkinson Synopsis: Adapted from the award-winning book of poems by Guyanese writer Grace Nicholls this extraordinary video . Morris, Mervyn, I Is A Long-Memoried Woman (London: Karnak House, ). Google Scholar Nichols, Grace, The Fat Black Woman’s Poems (London: Virago, ).Cited by: 1.

      From her first collection in , I Is a Long Memoried Woman, she has been a strong presence in the linguistic interweave between the Caribbean and the UK. Her poetry and prose move easily between the poised world of Western culture, Old World history and myth, and the gritty rhythms of the Caribbean everyday - There is wit, irony and passion Pages: —Grace Nichols, I Is a Long Memoried Woman () Evaristo’s protagonists are a diverse bunch, full of contradictions. Questions of Identity, otherness and togetherness define their stories. But identity and otherness are not fixed but layered and contested categories. And in Author: Sohel Sarkar.

    Long Memoried Woman () and The Fat Black Woman’s Poems (). Nichols was born in , in Georgetown, Guyana. She left the Caribbean in and moved to England. During her life, she has worked as a teacher, author of fiction and a poet, producing literature for . I is a long-memoried woman / Grace Nichols. Author/Creator: Nichols, Grace, author. Edition: First reprint Publication: London: Caribbean Cultural International, Karnak House, Westbourne Park Road , , © Manufacture: London: Morning Litho Format/Description: Book 80 pages ; 21 cm Subjects: Women -- Caribbean Area -- Poetry.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 4/5(5). I is a Long-Memoried Woman, published in (London: Karnak House), was Nichols' first collection of poetry, and won Nichols the Commonwealth Poetry Prize.

The film adaptation was a Gold Award winner at the International Film and Television Festival of New York. Directed by Frances-Anne Solomon. With Adjoa Andoh, Leonie Forbes.

This award winning documentary charts the journey of the African woman from slavery in the /10(13). I Is a Long Memoried Woman 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. whitewavedarling on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: I'm willing to call this book unique, but too many of the poems fell flat for me to really feel it's a must-read, or even necessarily a recommended read.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to readers interested in texts 2/5(1). Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nichols, Grace, I is a long-memoried woman. London: Caribbean Cultural International, Karnak.

I is a long memoried woman. London: Karnak House ; [Chicago, Ill.: Distributed in the USA by Frontline International, ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in and grew up in a small country village on the Guyanese coast. She moved to the city with her family when she was eight, an experience central to her first novel, Whole of a Morning Sky (), set in s /5.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers First published in to gain the distinction of being the first book of poetry written by a Caribbean woman to have won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, it has since become a modern classic/5(1).

I Is a Long Memoried Woman () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Adapted from the award-winning book of poems by Guyanese writer Grace Nicholls this extraordinary video chronicles the journey of the unnamed African woman from her homeland to slavery in the Caribbean.

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Buy I Is A Long-memoried Woman by Grace Nichols from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: New Edition. Grace Nichols (born ) is a Guyanese poet who moved to Britain in Her first collection, I is a Long-Memoried Woman (), won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize.

Grace Nichols was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and lived in a small village on the country's coast until her family moved to the city when she was eight years old. Grace Nichols. Born in in Guyana, where she grew up, Grace Nichols worked as a jounalist and reporter.

She came to Britain in and has published several children's books. Her cycle of poems, I IS A LONG MEMORIED WOMAN, won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize.

Grace Nichols is a poet whose work has been central to our understanding of the important cultural Caribbean-British connection for nearly 3 decades.

From her first collection, I Is a Long Memoried Woman (), to her more recent work such as Picasso, I Want My Face Back (), she has uncovered with a disquieting lyricism and humour the. Last night, I started reading I Is A Long Memoried Woman by Grace Nichols.I could not put it down, and completely understand why it won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize.

Powerful. It is Grace Nichols' first collection, and it traces the journey of an African-Caribbean slave woman. She first came to notice with her adult book, I Is a Long-Memoried Woman, which won the Commonwealth poetry prize inand she has written plenty of books for adults since then.Her first poetry collection, I is a Long-Memoried Woman, was published in The book won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize and a subsequent film adaptation of the book was awarded a gold medal at the International Film and Television Festival of New York.

The book was also dramatised for radio by the BBC. Subsequent poetry collections include Written: