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Peelin Orange

Collected Poems

Mervyn Morris

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ISBN: 978 1 784104 58 0
Categories: 21st Century, Black and Asian, Caribbean
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: February 2017
216 x 135 x 21 mm
272 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • The Jamaican Poet Laureate Mervyn Morris has had an enormous impact on the literature of the Caribbean. Peelin Orange shows why with its wonderful mix of Englishes, its wit, its love of people and places, and its sense of transcendence.
    Mervyn Morris was born in Jamaica in 1937 and studied at the University College of the West Indies and St Edmund Hall, Oxford. In 1992 he was a UK Arts Council Visiting Writer-in-Residence at the South Bank Centre. His previous collections include The Pond, Shadowboxing, Examination Centre and On ... read more
    Praise for Mervyn Morris  'I Been There, Sort Of is a wonderful read of a range of Morris' poetry over many years.'
    Glyne Griffith, the Caribbean Review of Books
     '...one of the most significant poets in the Caribbean.'
    Michael Niblett, Wasafiri Magazine
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