Flèche

Costa Poetry Award 2019
 
 
Faber & Faber (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 4. Juli 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 88 Seiten
978-0-571-34804-6 (ISBN)
 
POETRY BOOK SOCIETY RECOMMENDATIONFleche (the French word for 'arrow') is an offensive technique commonly used in fencing, a sport of Mary Jean Chan's young adult years, when she competed locally and internationally for her home city, Hong Kong.
Main
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
  • Höhe: 203 mm
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  • Breite: 159 mm
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  • Dicke: 9 mm
  • 140 gr
978-0-571-34804-6 (9780571348046)
Mary Jean Chan grew up in Hong Kong and studied at Swarthmore College, the University of Oxford and Royal Holloway, University of London. Her debut pamphlet, A Hurry of English, was selected as the 2018 Poetry Book Society Summer Pamphlet Choice. In 2017, Chan's poem '//' was shortlisted for the 2017 Forward Prize for Best Single Poem. She is a Ledbury Poetry Critic, editor of Oxford Poetry, advisory board member at the Poetry Translation Centre and member of the Folio Prize Academy. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry) at Oxford Brookes University and lives in London.

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