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Always Italicise: How to write while colonised (Paperback)

Always Italicise: How to write while colonised By Alice Te Punga Somerville Cover Image


A first book of poetry from acclaimed Maori writer and scholar Alice Te Punga Somerville.

About the Author

Alice Te Punga Somerville (Te Ati Awa, Taranaki) is a scholar, poet, and irredentist.

Praise For…

‘Biting, cheeky, defiant, sage – Alice’s words speak out against injustice, speak up for the overlooked and sidelined, and speak softly for the tamariki. Always Italicise is a collection to carry closely.’ —Aroha Harris

‘This is a vital semantic offering from the centre to the outer reaches, through oceans and archives and tender hearts. This is a lesson on the power of language, institutions and love, written with astute wit and bite to swill, pulse and survive, and ultimately choke in the disciplinary mouths of empire.’ —Natalie Harkin
Product Details
ISBN: 9781869409760
ISBN-10: 1869409760
Publisher: Auckland University Press
Publication Date: February 8th, 2023
Pages: 88
Language: English