The Resource Manifesto Aotearoa : 101 political poems, edited by Philip Temple & Emma Neale

Manifesto Aotearoa : 101 political poems, edited by Philip Temple & Emma Neale

Label
Manifesto Aotearoa : 101 political poems
Title
Manifesto Aotearoa
Title remainder
101 political poems
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip Temple & Emma Neale
Title variation
Manifesto Aotearoa
Title variation remainder
one hundred and one political poems
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A poem is a vote. It chooses freedom of imagination, freedom of critical thought, freedom of speech. A collection of political poems in its very essence argues for the power of the democratic voice. Here New Zealand poets from diverse cultures, young and old, new and seasoned, from the Bay of Islands to Bluff, rally for justice on everything from a degraded environment to systemically embedded poverty; from the long, painful legacy of colonialism to explosive issues of sexual consent. Communally these writers show that political poems can be the most vivid and eloquent calls for empathy, for action and revolution, even for a simple calling to account. American poet Mark Leidner tweeted in mid-2016 that 'A vote is a prayer with no poetry'. Here, then, are 101 secular prayers to take to the ballot box in an election year. But we think this book will continue to express the nation's hopes every political cycle: the hope for equality and justice. Two small but potent words. 101 potent poems. Stand up, write back!
Cataloging source
YDX
Geographic coverage
New Zealand
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
Target audience
adult
Manifesto Aotearoa : 101 political poems, edited by Philip Temple & Emma Neale
Label
Manifesto Aotearoa : 101 political poems, edited by Philip Temple & Emma Neale
Publication
Note
"At the beginning of March 2016 we sent out the call for submissions for Manifesto Aoteroa, a collection of new or recent New Zealand political poems. These could 'explore anything from prime ministerial power to the price of milk'" --About this collection, Page 14
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Control code
ocn961938818
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780947522469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)961938818

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