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Start by marking Light in the Crevice Never Seen as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Through Trask's eyes we see a Hawai'I of living contradictions. Strange unscented trees from Asia, ill-clothed people, and miles of wire coexist alongside new-born Poetry.
Haunani-Kay Trask (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0934971386. Night is a Sharkskin Drum (Talanoa: Contemporary Pacific Literature).
Trask's work is important in the world of Native poetry. Her work is finely crafted, honed, and stunning in its passion and beauty. I am deeply honored to read her words, and they resonate deeply with her other important contributions as an educator, activist, and prose writer.
Haunani-Kay Trask (born October 3, 1949) is a Hawaiian nationalist, educator, political scientist, author . She has also published two books of poetry, Night Is a Sharkskin Drum (1994) and Light in the Crevice Never Seen (1999).
Haunani-Kay Trask (born October 3, 1949) is a Hawaiian nationalist, educator, political scientist, author, and professor emeritus at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Trask is the producer of the award-winning documentary Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation (1993), winning nine different awards in three different countries. Trask helped to establish the Gladys Brandt Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
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The writer, an ardent feminist and a leader in the Hawaiian sovereignty movement, often tackles an immensely difficult poetic genre, the political poem. As the titles illustrate, many of these poems record the pain and displacement of a colonized people. As in most first collections, the poems are uneven. Trask succeeds best when she combines imagery ("green chatter-chatter of coconut leaves"), her deep feeling for the land, and bilingual phrases (in Hawaiian and English).
By Haunani-Kay Trask. Light in the crevice never seen.
Haunani-Kay Trask is a Hawaiian poet, an academic, an activist, an educator, and a writer. She earned her BA, and her MA and PhD in political science, from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the author of two poetry books, Light in the Crevice Never Seen (1994) and Night Is a Sharkskin Drum (2002), and two works of scholarship: Eros and Power: The Promise of Feminist Theory (1986) and From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii (1993).