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Meridians (2013) 11 (2): 61.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Gross, Colored Amazons The LoveSong of Alice Clifton vexed with wickedness, lies as promises, this Philadelphia-no love or joys, just ravens caged warning black mistresses. Schaffer pale as high cherubim and coy. with pleas for liberty twisted in his tongue, said he would unbind me. loose, as his wife...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 36–57.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rachel Elizabeth Harding Abstract Lucille Clifton, a northern-born woman with Southern roots, was a writer of profound illumination and plain speaking. This combination in her work—spare elegance of tone and deep practical wisdom—is often remarked upon by literary critics and admirers. Those who...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 27.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Lucille Clifton Copyright © 2003 by Wesleyan University Press 2003 LUCILLE CLIFTON blessingtheboats (at St. Mary's) may the tide that is entering even now the lip of our understanding carry you out beyond the face of fear may you kiss the wind then turn from it certain that it will love you...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 5.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Lucille Clifton Copyright © 2003 by Wesleyan University Press 2003 LUCILLE CLIFTON lumpectomeyve all night I dream oflips that nursed and nursed and the lonely nipple lost in loss and the need to feed that turns at last on itself that will kill its body for its hunger's sake all night I hear...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Paula J. Giddings Copyright © 2014 by Smith College 2014 PAULA J.GIDDINGS Editor'sIntroduction This volume of Meridiansis rich with literature and politics. Lucille Clifton, Toni Morrison, Jamaica Kincaid, Martha Southgate, Dionne Brand, and Ralph Ellison are all subjects of critical essays...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 56–57.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Honorée Fanonne Jeffers Copyright © 2005 by Smith College 2005 HONOREE FANONNE JEFFERS dirtysouthmoon1 brothers sheis rounderthan themoon andfar morefaithji.tl. --Lucille Clifton the moon is here the moon don't believe the sun arriving for its own sake thrall of nostalgia beating out out spot...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 September 2014
... researcher to work the archival papers of Audre Lorde, June Jordan and Lucille Clifton. Alexis is the founder of the Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind intergalactic community school, the director of Brilliance Remastered, a service to support community accountable intellectuals, and the co-founder...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 March 2003
... for the Pulitzer Prize in one year (1998): GoodWoman: Poemsanda Memoir1969-1980 and Next:NewPoems.Winning the 2000 National Book Award for Poetry,BlessingtheBoats:NewandSelectePdoems 1988-2000 is the culminating achievement ofLucille Clifton's long poetry career. MARGARECTRUMPTONis a Brittain Teaching Fellow...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 March 2003
... the U.S. in a third-world context and parallels that coming to consciousness with her witnessing of the bridging of difference between a South African woman and an Irish woman battling their own respective struggles for national and personal actualization. We give thanks to Lucille Clifton for pointing us...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 116–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of Caribbean, African, and African American literature, mentor, and keeper of Katherine Dunham's legacy, passed at 62. There are others who have been menaced by similar cancers or other serious illness, and survived: Lucille Clifton, Nikki Giovanni, and Gayle Jones. And then there are unknown women who...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 219–229.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 Smith College. doi: ro.2979/meridians.16.2.03 219 our sisters and our community which allows us to continue our struggle and work. (212) We both found solace in the directives within the writings of foremothers like Anna (J. Cooper), Zora (Neale Hurston), Audre (Lorde), Lucille (Clifton...