Review: Feted, Forgotten, Championed & Censored, Poetry London 72 (2012)

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As she claims, ‘[w]hile it may be tempting to recover Marson as a less ambiguous poet in order to secure her reputation within the fields of women’s writing and Caribbean poetry, to read her as somehow fully feminine or feminist is to misrepresent her work and prevent future substantive readings’. For all its contradictions and in all its glorious range, Marson’s work is important and it is with this Selected Poems that we can begin to fete, champion, consider and criticize her once more, rather than unknowingly censor or forget her.


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