Thursday, November 22, 2007

Jackson, Michael

Michael Jackson (b. 1940)


Classic New Zealand Poets in Performance (2006):

The Red Road
Seven Mysteries
Green Turtle

Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Shape-Shifter
2. The Red Road
3. Australia
4. Fieldwork
5. Seven Mysteries
6. Full Moon
7. Sudan
8. Green Turtle
9. Two Sides of the Street
10. Remembering Jim Baxter
11. Old Photos

New Zealand Poets Read Their Work (1974):

LP 2, side 2


Waiata Archive (1974):

CD 22

Anecdote from a Friend’s Childhood
Apprentice to Master
Shape Shifter
The Return
Fille de Joie: Congo
The Red Road
My Poems
Latitudes of Exile

Bio /Bibliography:

Michael Jackson is a graduate of the Universities of Auckland (New Zealand) and Cambridge (UK), and has carried out ethnographic fieldwork in Sierra Leone (1969-70, 1972, 1979, 1983, 2002, 2003) and Aboriginal Australia (1990, 1991, 1994, 1997). The author of numerous books of poetry and anthropology, including the prize-winning Latitudes of Exile, Wall, Pieces of Music, Paths Toward a Clearing, and At Home in the World, he has also published two novels. His most recent book, In Sierra Leone, was published in the USA in March 2004. Michael Jackson has lived and worked in Australia, the United States, England, Sierra Leone, and Denmark, where he is presently Professor of Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. He is presently working on a new novel.

Selected Bibliography:

1976 - Latitudes of Exile: Poems 1965-1975. McIndoe: Dunedin.
Wall: Poems 1976-1979. McIndoe: Dunedin.
Going On. McIndoe: Dunedin.
1986 - Barawa, and the Ways Birds Fly in the Sky: an Ethnographic Novel. Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington.
Rainshadow. McIndoe: Dunedin.
Duty Free: Selected Poems 1965-1988. McIndoe: Dunedin.
1994 - Pieces of Music. Random House: Auckland.
At Home in the World. Duke University Press: Durham
1996 - Antipodes. Auckland University Press: Auckland.
1997 - The Blind Impress. The Dunmore Press: Palmerston North.
2004 - In Sierra Leone. Duke University Press: Durham.

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