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❰EPUB❯ ✼ Loop of Jade Author Sarah Howe – Citybreakscheap.co.uk SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2015There is a Chinese proverb that says ‘It is profitable to raise geese than daughters’ But geese like daughters know the obligation tEPUB Loop of Jade Author Sarah Howe Citybreakscheapcouk SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2015There is a Chinese proverb that says ‘It is profitable to raise geese than daughters’ But geese like daughters know the obligation t SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST F

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Nto a meditation on hybridity intermarriage and love – what meaning we find in the world in art and in each other Crossing the bounds Loop of PDFEPUB or of time race and language this is an enthralling exploration of self and place of migration and inheritance and introduces an unmistakable new voice in British poetry

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Loop of JadeIRST COLLECTION There is a Chinese proverb that says ‘It is profitable to raise geese than daughters’ But geese like daughters know the obligation to return home In her exuisite first collection Sarah Howe explores a dual heritage journeying back to Hong Kong in search of her rootsWith extraordinary range and power the poems build i

Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Sarah Howe is a British poet academic and editor Born in Hong Kong to an English father and Chinese mother she moved to England as a child Her poetry is precisely painted and aesthetically striking often grappling with and delighting in problems of cultural identity and representation Like Kei Miller’s explorations of hybridity and cross cultural identities Howe’s poetry is inventive eru.

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  • Rebecca

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeOne of my favorite poetry books read this year This debut collection has been nominated for the Forward and TS Eliot poetry prizes Born in Hong Kong and raised in England Howe has a Chinese mother and English father Several long poems are based on her own travels in China as well as her mother’s memories “My heart is bounded by a scallop shell – this strange pilgrimage to home” from “Crossing from Guangdong” She also reflects on her biracial identity “A personal Babel a muddle A Mendel? Some words die out while others survive Crossbreed Half caste uadroon”A long multi part poem is based on the classifications of animals in Jorge Luis Borges’s fictional Chinese encyclo


  • Eleanor

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeHowe’s had a lot of publicity recently with many an Establishment asshat contending that she can’t possibly have won the TS Eliot Prize because she’s any good at poetry; no it’s probably because she’s young erudite beautiful and mixed race snortgaspwheeze I read a Guardian review of Loop of Jade before reading the book itself and I was braced for irritating unnecessary polysyllables but fuck me was I ever blown away instead If you lift almost any line of poetry out of context and say it sneeringly it can sound ridiculous; the work of TS Eliot himself is proof of this “Do I dare to eat a peach?” indeed Howe’s lines in their contexts are allusive balanced rich conversational enough to make sense without ever sounding merely conversational if you see what I mean It’s a genuinely impressive collection; not one of these p


  • Steven Critelli

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeLoop of Jade is an amazing first collection from Sarah Howe a British poet who earned her doctorate from the University of Cambridge and for the 2015 2016 term was named a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute She teaches Renaissance literature and her poetry reflects the elegance of her métier Loop of Jade was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection of 2015 There is su


  • Jessica Reads & Rambles

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of Jade35 stars


  • Elis

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeA beautiful collection that weaved language and history from the conventional East and West I especially loved the use of classical antiu


  • Jessica

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeThis was fantastic Brilliant poems just outright beautiful imagery I'd recommend this to any poetry lovers Definitely worth the TS Eliot prize


  • Melanie Fritz

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeBen Wilkinson wrote in his review for the Guardian It is a shame then that too often Howe opts for an unconvincingly heightened and florid register – in “Pythagora


  • Adrian Ngai

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeThis is a collection of poetry about going backwards to a place and hoping time follows backward with you It's a happy arrangement of many different forms and also non forms Howe is looking for a place that existed in a 'when' and encourages everything else to fit into its brackets Her poems in Loop of Jade are a portrait of her experiences as a Chinese and as a line of Chinese both; as a foreigner in both her homes and as a daughter


  • Nickey

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of JadeAbsolutely loved this one The poems are as alien and haunting as they are mesmerizing and beautiful I got completely lost in Howe's world More please


  • Imen Benyoub

    Loop of Jade kindle Ï Paperback ´ sarah howe Loop of Jadei Frenzied Maybe holding back is just another kindof need I am a blue plumin the half lightYou are a tiger whoeats his own pawsThe day we married all the trees trembled as if they were mad –be kind to me you said