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Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In Taboo Yusef Komunyakaa examines the roles of blacks in Western history, and how these roles are portrayed in art and literature."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yusef Komunyakaa
ISBN: 0374291489 9780374291488
OCLC Number: 53896552
Description: viii, 132 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Lingo --
Imhotep --
Aghribat al-Arab --
Henry the Navigator --
Other worlds --
Bacchanal --
Astraea's footnotes --
Queen Marie-Therèse & Nabo --
Lament & praise song --
Sunset in Surinam --
Monticello --
Unframing a triptych --
Captain Amasa Delano's dilemma --
Before the windows --
Double exposure --
King of the octave --
The price of blood --
The quadroon's masque ball --
Antebellum silhouettes --
Tobe's blues --
Othello's robe --
Jeanne Duval's confession --
Hagar's daughter --
Chiaroscuro --
Nude study --
Trueblood's blues --
Satchmo, USA --
Cante jondo --
The house --
To beauty --
Daddy Red --
Twilight seduction --
Homage to a bellhop --
Forgive & live --
Séance & shadowplay --
Lustration --
Lucumi --
Oil --
At the Red Sea --
In line at the bank --
Troubling the water --
Netherworlds --
Lingua franca --
The archivist --
Desecration --
Outside the Blue Nile.
Responsibility: Yusef Komunyakaa.
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"In Taboo Yusef Komunyakaa examines the roles of blacks in Western history, and how these roles are portrayed in art and literature."--Jacket.

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