Citizen: An American Lyric

Citizen: An American Lyric

English | 2014 | ISBN: 1555976905 | 160 Pages | EPUB | 3.83 MB

* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
The New Yorker, Boston Globe, The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, NPR. Los Angeles Times, Publishers Weekly, Slate, Time Out New York, Vulture, Refinery 29, and many more . . .

A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine's long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don't Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric.

Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV-everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform, and stay alive. Our addressability is tied to the state of our belonging, Rankine argues, as are our assumptions and expectations of citizenship. In essay, image, and poetry, Citizen is a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism in our contemporary, often named "post-race" society.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/dtg9mpwndw0x/1555976905_book.epub.html

[Fast Download] Citizen: An American Lyric


Ebooks related to "Citizen: An American Lyric" :
Blake, Myth, and Enlightenment: The Politics of Apotheosis
Challenges to the Power of Zeus in Early Greek Poetry
Book of Mercy
Blue Fasa (New Directions Paperbook)
Blank Verse: A Guide to Its History and Use
Hoppe, hoppe, Reiter
1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution
Otto zur Linde - Die Kugel
The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740
For All My Walking: Free-Verse Haiku of Taneda Santoka
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.
olc.lklp.ru