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Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry Poems and Artifacts

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ISBN-10: 0810142015

ISBN-13: 9780810142015

Edition: 2020

Authors: Nikky Finney

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Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney's fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and treasured artifacts--copper coins struck from a new matrix for poetry, one that testifies from the witness stand and punctuates the occasional lyric within a new language of "docu-poetry."   The ancestors arise and fly, and the black female body is the "insurgent sensualist," hunted but fighting to live and love in the ways it wants and knows best: "I loved being / a black girl but had not yet learned / to play dead . . ."  …    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 4/15/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English