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Incendiary art : poems

Author: Patricia Smith
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most magnetic and esteemed poets in today's literary landscape, Patricia Smith fearlessly confronts the tyranny against the black male body and the tenacious grief of mothers in her compelling new collection, Incendiary Art. She writes an exhaustive lament for mothers of the "dark magicians," and revisits the devastating murder of Emmett Till. These dynamic sequences serve as a backdrop for present-day  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Emmett Till; Emmett Till
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Smith
ISBN: 9780810134331 0810134330
OCLC Number: 948340216
Description: 132 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Incendiary --
When Black men drown their daughters --
Accidental --
Shooting into the mirror.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Patricia Smith.

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