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Exploring Multicultural Poetry - Book 1 - Accessible, meaningful activities to inspire young poets and poetry readers

ISBN: 9781776556489
Code: 51125
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As students learn more about the poems, they will have ample opportunities to discuss and assess multicultural voices in their own communities – making the resource of great value to social studies as well. It is a central mission of of this book to guide and inspire students to reflect, explore and write their own poems drawing on their own perspectives and experiences of the cultures around them.

Pages: 80 | Ages: 9-12 | Published: December 2019

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About the Author

Vaughan Rapatahana commutes between Hong Kong SAR, the Philippines and Aotearoa New Zealand. He is widely published in several genres in Maori, English and other languages. He was a semi-finalist in the Proverse Prize for Literature in 2009, highly commended in the 2013 erbacce-prize for poetry from more than 6000 entries, and won the inaugural Proverse Poetry prize in 2016, the same year as his poetry collection Atonement was nominated for a National Book Award in the Philippines. His latest poetry collection is ternion (erbacce-press, Liverpool, England). Vaughan has a PhD in existential philosophy from the University of Auckland on the novels of Colin Wilson, whom he has written extensively about and will lecture on at the Wilson conference in Nottingham in July, 2018. Vaughan is also a language critic and instigated and co-edited English language as Hydra and Why English? Confronting the Hydra (Multilingual Matters, UK, 2012, 2016). He has also written commentaries for Jacket2 (University of Pennsylvania), including a 2015–2016 series and a new series currently in progress.

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