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Reading race in American poetry

an area of act

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Race in literature,
    • American poetry -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
    • American poetry -- White authors -- History and criticism,
    • Whites -- United States -- Intellectual life,
    • African Americans -- Intellectual life,
    • African Americans in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Aldon Lynn Nielsen.
      ContributionsNielsen, Aldon Lynn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS310.R34 R43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 232 p. ;
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL530215M
      ISBN 100252025180, 0252068327
      LC Control Number99006417

      In , among the poems Poetry Daily presented, came from books published by 80 different all those plus newly featured books here. You may also browse books presented via Editors’ Picks, which spotlights a new poetry collection publicly chosen by an editorial board member, featured books of Poetry in Translation, and by Publisher. When will American poetry and poetics stop viewing poetry by racialized persons as a secondary subject within the field? Dorothy J. Wang makes an impassioned case that now is the time. Thinking Its Presence calls for a radical rethinking of how American poetry is being read today, offering its own reading as a roadmap. While focusing on the work of five contemporary Asian American poets—Li.

      Natasha Trethewey was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, the daughter of poet, professor, and Canadian emigrant Eric Trethewey and social worker Gwendolyn Ann Turnbough. The daughter of a mixed-race marriage, Trethewey experienced her parents’ divorce when she was six. She subsequently spent time in Atlanta, Georgia, with her mother and in New Orleans, Louisiana, with her father.   Racecraft can be read in tandem with Melissa L. Cooper’s brilliant intellectual history Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Island, Race, and the American Imagination. Cooper’s book details how white Americans created a 'racial' identity for African Americans from Georgia’s coastal islands, and how black Sapelo Islanders understood their.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Reading race in American poetry by Aldon Lynn Nielsen,University of Illinois Press edition, in EnglishPages:   Reading Race examines the work of twentieth-century white American poets from Carl Sandburg to Adrienne Rich, from Ezra Pound to Allen Ginsberg, revealing within their poetry and casual writings a body of literature that transmits racism, even as it sometimes speaks against it.

Tracing the persistence of racial discourse, Aldon Nielsen argues that white Americans, throughout their history Cited by: Get this from a library. Reading Reading race in American poetry book in American poetry: an area of act. [Aldon Lynn Nielsen;] -- Here, inter-racial poets and critics join together to analyze the role that race plays in the reading and writing of American poetry, and the role that poetry plays in our understanding of race.

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric, may be thought of as a book of poetry, especially because it was the recipient of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry. However, the pieces collected in this book defy easy classification; Citizen is a book of lyricism, image, blank space, identity, and s:   Isabel Wilkerson’s World-Historical Theory of Race and Caste.

By comparing white supremacy in the U.S. to the caste system in India, her new book. The National Book Award-winning author of Salvage the Bones edited this anthology of essays and poems that engage with James Baldwin's examination of race.

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Michael S. Harper’s “American History” is one of the great poems of our or any other language. The stunning ease with which the poem juxtaposes, in a highly compact form, grandeur and minutiae, consequence and cause, content and technique (in other words, big idea and meager action), and the sad, suffocating ease with which poems written by poets of color tend to read as mere reflex of a.

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