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Rhapsody for Lessons Learned or Remembered

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ISBN-10: 1935514644

ISBN-13: 9781935514640

Edition: N/A

Authors: Georgia Ann Banks-Martin

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Georgia Banks-Martin walks us through an art gallery. We view art, which she has processed and questioned, through her lens: Lawrence, Monet, Van Gogh, Beardon, Sargent, Degas, to name a few of the artists. She challenges the reader to face slavery, grief, and joy, to feel the weight the South bears, to examine art across centuries for lessons. These poems revive what has been omitted in our history books-individual life stories. She uses sound, music and voice to make imagery pulse in these ekphrastic poems. In her poem "Railroad Station," after a Jacob Lawrence: "Those leaving the towns where father and mother/labored in fields without being offered a yard of thread spun/from the cotton…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Plain View Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.17" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English