These are grey zones where energies that lie opposite of the same spectrum finally collide and intermingle: the intellect and the sensual, the profane and the holy, love and violence, memory and erasure. All things lose thousands of times are feminist-oriented poems investigating where fragments of the body's memory, a female assemblage, gender and desire gather, a history palimpsest, culture, then finally piece themselves together to form into new shapes: a hybrid woman, a transnational body.
Begin with a Failed Body: Poems The Cave Canem Poetry Prize Ser.University of Georgia Press #ad - South as it voices singular lives carved out of immediate and historical trauma. With an ear tuned to the lift and lilt of speech, they wring song from sorrow and plant in every dirge a seed of jubilation. While these poems dwell in the body, often meditating on its frailty and desire, they also question the weight that literary, historical, and religious icons are expected to bear.
Rich in clarity and decisive in her attention to image, Natalie J. This collection of poems begins rooted in the landscape of the U. S. Within the vast scope of this volume, the poems arc from a pig farmer’s funeral to Georges de la Tour’s paintings and Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Graham writes resonant, lush poetry.
from unincorporated territory guma'Omnidawn #ad - Craig santos perez, a native chamoru from the Pacific Island of Guahan Guam, has lived for two decades away from his homeland. Furthermore, the violent currents of colonialism and militarism currently threatening Guahan, and protests, this book draws attention to, a "strategic" US territory since 1898.
Through a variety of poetic forms, the poet highlights the importance of origins and customs amidst new American cultures and terrains. The poet memorializes what his people have lost and insists that we must protect and defend what we have left of home. This collection will engage those interested in Pacific literature, politics, multicultural, ecopoetics, indigenous poetry, and those who want to explore intersections between poetry, history, multilingual experiments, mixed-genre, and culture.
from unincorporated territory guma' #ad - This new collection maps the emotional and geographic cartographies of his various migrations, departures, and arrivals.
Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction-- Revised and UpdatedPenguin Books #ad - Sweeping in background and literary style, these exceptional works celebrate the full spectrum of Asian American experience and identities, from pioneering writers to newly emerging voices from the Hmong and Korean communities, transcending stereotypes and revealing the strength and vitality of Asian America today.
Edited by acclaimed novelist and national book award nominee jessica hagedorn, ruth ozeki, chang-rae Lee, Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World brings together forty-two fresh, Jhumpa Lahiri, fascinating voices in Asian American writing—from classics by Jose Garcia Villa and Wakako Yamauchi to exciting new fiction from Akhil Sharma, and Monique Truong.
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Flight: A NovelGrove Press, Black Cat #ad - Simultaneously wrenching and deeply humorous, Flight is irrepressible, and again, fearless, wholly contemporary yet steeped in American history, groundbreaking Alexie. About to commit a devastating act, the young man finds himself shot back through time on a shocking sojourn through moments of violence in American history.
This is sherman alexie at his most brilliant making us laugh while breaking our hearts. He resurfaces in the form of an fbi agent during the civil rights era, inhabits the body of an Indian child during the battle at Little Big Horn, and then rides with an Indian tracker in the 19th Century before materializing as an airline pilot jetting through the skies today.
Flight: A Novel #ad - Grove press Black Cat. When finally, our young warrior comes to rest again in his own contemporary body, blessedly, he is mightily transformed by all he’s seen. The best-selling author of multiple award-winning books returns with his first novel in ten years, a powerful, fast and timely story of a troubled foster teenager a boy who is not a legal” Indian because he was never claimed by his father who learns the true meaning of terror.
Unsettling America: An Anthology of Contemporary Multicultural PoetryPenguin Books #ad - Grove press Black Cat. In recording everyday life in our many American cultures, they displace the myths and stereotypes that pervade our culture. Unsettling america includes work by: amiri barakachitra banerjee divakaruniRita DoveLouise ErdichJessica HagedornJoy HarjoGarrett HongoLi-Young LeePat MoraNaomi Shihab NyeMarye PercyIshmael ReedAlberto RiosNtozake ShangeGary SotoLawrence FerlinghettiNellie WongDavid HernandezMary TallMountain .
. And many more. With extraordinary honesty, communication, and insight, these poems address common themes of assimilation, dignity, and self-perception. A multicultural array of poets explore what it is means to be American This powerful and moving collection of poems stretches across the boundaries of skin color, language, ethnicity, and religion to give voice to the lives and experiences of ethnic Americans.
City Terrace Field Manual Composers; 3Kaya/Muae #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Brawling, street-wise prose poems push the boundaries of narrative form, taking the reader through the physical and psychological landscapes of East Los Angeles. Grove press Black Cat.
like a solid to a shadowTimeless, Infinite Light #ad - Like a solid to a shadow is a documentary poetry collection about grieving, fatherlessness, and the limitations of language. Sapigao finds her deceased father's love 'letters' to her mother: cassette tapes recorded in Illokano, a language of which she has imperfect knowledge. Used book in Good Condition. Poetry.
The book moves through sapigao's process of translating and transcribing the tapes; playing with, learning, and unlearning the Ilokano and English languages. This book then launches from the tapes to ask "what can we really know?" when it comes to family lineages and personal histories. Asian & asian American Studies.
like a solid to a shadow #ad - Through family trees, photos, distorts, and mapping, Sapigao articulates, and heals her knowledge of the man who is is her deceased father. Grove press Black Cat.
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The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing PoemsMariner Books #ad - In addition to many creative and helpful composition ideas, following each lyrical and lively discussion is a thoughtful selection of poems. With its wonderful anthology from shakespeare to Jamaica Kinkaid, The Discovery of Poetry is an insightful, invaluable guide to what Mayes calls "the natural pleasures of language-a happiness we were born to have.
Grove press Black Cat. The bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun brings poetry out of the classroom and into the homes of everyday readers. Before she fell in love with Tuscany, Frances Mayes fell in love with verse. Beginning with basic terminology and techniques, Mayes shows how focusing on one aspect of a poem can help you to better understand, from texture and sound to rhyme and repetition, appreciate, and enjoy the reading and writing experience.
The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems #ad - In the discovery of poetry, an accessible "field guide" to reading and writing poetry, she shares her passion with readers. Used book in Good Condition. After publishing five books of poetry and teaching creative writing for more than twenty-five years, Mayes is no stranger to the subject.
Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, OthersDuke University Press Books #ad - Focusing on the “orientation” aspect of “sexual orientation” and the “orient” in “orientalism, ” Ahmed examines what it means for bodies to be situated in space and time. A queer phenomenology, at first glance, reveals how social relations are arranged spatially, those that might, how queerness disrupts and reorders these relations by not following the accepted paths, and how a politics of disorientation puts other objects within reach, Ahmed contends, seem awry.
Ahmed proposes that a queer phenomenology might investigate not only how the concept of orientation is informed by phenomenology but also the orientation of phenomenology itself. Used book in Good Condition. Thus she reflects on the significance of the objects that appear—and those that do not—as signs of orientation in classic phenomenological texts such as Husserl’s Ideas.
Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others #ad - Grove press Black Cat. In this groundbreaking work, Sara Ahmed demonstrates how queer studies can put phenomenology to productive use. Queer phenomenology points queer theory in bold new directions. Duke university Press Books. In developing a queer model of orientations, and fanon—with insights drawn from queer studies, feminist theory, critical race theory, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, she combines readings of phenomenological texts—by Husserl, Marxism, and psychoanalysis.
Bodies take shape as they move through the world directing themselves toward or away from objects and others.