Brand, Dionne 1953-
Most widely held works about Dionne Brand
Most widely held works by Dionne Brand
At the full and change of the moon : a novel by Dionne Brand ( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 725 libraries worldwide
A novel on Trinidad's diaspora. It follows the lives of the descendants of a witch who staged a mass suicide in 1824 to protest slavery. The descendants range from a gangster in the U.S. to a prostitute in Holland.
In another place, not here by Dionne Brand ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Two lesbian women participate in an unsuccessful revolution in the Caribbean. They flee to Canada and begin thesad life of exiles, encountering racism.
What we all long for by Dionne Brand ( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 338 libraries worldwide
"Dionne Brand delves into uncharted aspects of urban life, the bittersweetness of youth, and secrets families try to hide. Tuyen is an aspiring artist and the daughter of Vietnamese parents who've never recovered from losing one of their children while in the rush to flee Vietnam in the 1970s. She rejects her immigrant family's hard-won lifestyle, and instead lives in a rundown apartment with friends - each of whom is grappling with their own familial complexities and heartache." "Tuyen's lost brother - who has since become a criminal in the Thai underworld - journeys to Toronto to find his long-lost family. As Quy's arrival nears, tensions build, friendships are tested, and an unexpected encounter will forever alter the lives of Tuyen and her friends." "Gripping at times, heartrending at others, What We All Long For is an ode to a generation of longing and identity, and to the rhythms and pulses of a city and its burgeoning, questioning youth."--BOOK JACKET.
Sans souci, and other stories by Dionne Brand ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Eleven stories deal with rape, humiliation, Caribbean life, childhood, teachers, American football, and war.
Earth magic : poems by Dionne Brand ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
A collection of twenty poems celebrates the sounds, smells, spirit, and culture of the Caribbean and its multiracial people through a tour of its markets, villages, and communities.
Borderless ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
This program is a docu-poem about the lives of undocumented worker and gives voice to the dreams and struggles of undocumented workers. Geraldo, a Costa Rican construction worker, and Angela, a second-generation Caribbean domestic worker, bring to life problems of labour exploitation and family separation.
Bread out of stone : recollections, sex, recognitions, race, dreaming, politics by Dionne Brand ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Brand turns her clear, unflinching eye to issues of sex and sexism: male violence toward women; how Black women learn the erotic; the vulnerability of Black female life in the city; and the stereotypes of Black females in popular culture. She looks at the denial of racism by the white liberal cultural elite, the centrality of 'whiteness' in definitions of North American culture, the responses of the dominant culture to difference, and white appropriation and representations of Black culture. The history and experience of Toronto's Black community are illuminated in essays charting the differing issues and politics confronting white and Black immigrant groups, the growth of the Black consciousness movement, and the coming of age and the inner lives of a new generation of Blacks in the city.
No language is neutral by Dionne Brand ( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 libraries worldwide
No burden to carry : narratives of Black working women in Ontario, 1920s-1950s by Dionne Brand ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Land to light on by Dionne Brand ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Thirsty by Dionne Brand ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Inventory by Dionne Brand ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Grammar of dissent : poetry and prose ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A map to the door of no return : notes to belonging by Dionne Brand ( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Beyond borders Arab feminists talk about their lives ... East and West ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
National liberation movements in the Middle East in the 1950's and 60's held the promise of women's equality, but Arab women still face oppression. Film follows a delegation of Arab women activists, from Sudan, Algeria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian territory, as they tour the United States, to sensitize North Americans to Arab feminism and the effects of American foreign policy. They discuss the deterioration of women's rights in the Middle East, how conservative regimes are allied to a conservative interpretation of Islam, and the Gulf War as a setback for women in the MIddle East.
Fierce departures : the poetry of Dionne Brand by Dionne Brand ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The selections in Fierce Departures, drawn from Dionne Brand's work since 1997, delineate with searing eloquence how history marks and dislocates peoples of the African diaspora, how nations, concretely and conceptually, fail to create safe haven, and how human desire persists nevertheless. Through a widening canvas, Brand unfolds the (im)possibilities of belonging for those whom history has dispossessed. Yet she also shows how Canada, and in particular Toronto, remade by those who alight on it, is a place of contingency. Known for her linguistic intensity and lyric brilliance, Brand consoles
Chronicles of the hostile sun by Dionne Brand ( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Ossuaries by Dionne Brand ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Rivers have sources, trees have roots : speaking of racism by Dionne Brand ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Primitive offensive by Dionne Brand ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
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