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The cinnamon peeler

selected poems

by Michael Ondaatje

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Ondaatje.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.O5 C5 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1890096M
ISBN 100679402608
LC Control Number90053557

Michael Ondaatje’s selected poems, The Cinnamon Peeler, brings together poems written between and , including work from his most recent collection, Secular Love. These poems bear witness to the extraordinary gifts that have won high praise for this truly original poet and novelist.   The Cinnamon Peeler by Michael Ondaatje in DJVU, FB3, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().

Michael Ondaatje - The Cinnamon Peeler. FIRST VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, JANUARY Copyright © , by Michael Ondaatje4/5(32). --Newsday Handwriting is Michael Ondaatje's first new book of poetry since The Cinnamon Peeler. The exquisite poems collected here draw on history, mythology, landscape, and personal memories to weave a rich tapestry of images that reveal the longing for--and expose the anguish over--lost loves, homes, and language, as the poet contemplates.

Michael Ondaatje poems, quotations and biography on Michael Ondaatje poet page. Read all poems of Michael Ondaatje and infos about Michael Ondaatje. Philip Michael Ondaatje (born Septem ), is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian novelist and poet. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ondaatje, Michael, Cinnamon peeler. New York: Knopf, (OCoLC) Document Type.


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He earned a BA from the University of Toronto and an MA from Queens University. He has received many awards for his work, including two Governor’s General Awards and the Booker Prize. The cinnamon peeler’s life is a simple one. Vidurasena Mama (meaning “uncle”) and his family are the only inhabitants of this small island in the Madu Ganga, Sri .The Cinnamon Peeler is a book of poems by Michael Ondaatje, covering a nearly year period of his writing career.

The poems contained here are largely pulled from two earlier collections, There’s a Trick with a Knife that I’m Learning to Do and Secular poems scattered throughout this book were interesting in a variety of ways, I tended to prefer the ones from Secular Love as /5(5). The cinnamon peeler's wife is an obvious example, but there is also the lime burner's daughter and the grass cutter's wife.

The woman referenced directly, not indirectly through a male, is the cinnamon peeler's mother-in-law, though her identity is still only gained through a woman who is already defined in terms of a man.