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Playing the Changes

(1985)
A collection of poems by

 
 
Now back in print, this collection of Thulani Davis's poetry is a remarkable, galvanic experience reminiscent of the visionary beauty and fiery resolution of Sonia Sanchez or Ntozake Shange. These are poems of visceral impact, whether they speak of the shattering of a love, the violence of history or modern life, or the whole body of God, weighing down on one nail. There are poems of passionate sensuality and stunning loss. This is the work, Ishmael Reed wrote, of a formidable poet . . . inimitable . . . a serious artist who deserves serious readers.

    

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Hardback Editions

March 1985 : USA Hardback

Title: Playing the Changes (Wesleyan Poetry Series)
Author(s): Thulani Davis
ISBN: 0-8195-1120-X / 978-0-8195-1120-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
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Paperback Editions

January 1951 : USA Paperback
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Title: Playing the Changes
Author(s): Thulani Davis
ISBN: 0-8021-3906-X / 978-0-8021-3906-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Pr
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March 1985 : USA Paperback
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Title: Playing the Changes (Wesleyan Poetry)
Author(s): Thulani Davis
ISBN: 0-8195-2119-1 / 978-0-8195-6139-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
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