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Author: Maria M Gillan; Jennifer Gillan
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 1994. ©1994
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An anthology of multicultural poetry compiled by a mother and daughter team of poets. The authors are both known and unknown, and one of the more unusual subjects treated is selling your soul to integrate, then one day regretting it with shame. With extraordinary honesty, dignity, and insight, an impressive array of poets displace the myths and stereotypes that pervade our culture. The first multicultural poetry  Read more...
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Unsettling America.
New York : Penguin Books, 1994
(OCoLC)756442540
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria M Gillan; Jennifer Gillan
ISBN: 0670851701 9780670851706 014023778X 9780140237788 9781439509333 1439509336
OCLC Number: 29703364
Description: xxv, 406 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Uprooting. Where is my country? --
Dreams in Harrison Railroad Park / Nellie Wong --
Heavy blue veins --
We never stopped crossing borders / Luis J. Rodriguez --
Wired In --
Such a boat of land / Lamont B. Steptoe --
Immigrants in our own land / Jimmy Santiago Baca --
We are Americans now, we live in the Tundra / Marilyn Chin --
Elena / Pat Mora --
What were you patching? / Ruth Lisa Schechter --
In Texas Grass / Quincy Troupe --
Old Italians dying / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Dust world / Adrian C Louis --
Father from Asia / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
from Moving / Hamod (Sam) --
Katori Maru, October 1920 / James Masao Mitsui --
Restroom --
Brides come to Yuba City / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni --
Grandmother, a Caribbean Indian, described by my father / Yvonne V Sapia --
Indian Boarding School: the runaways / Louise Erdrich --
Braly Street / Gary Soto --
The woman hanging from the thirteenth floor window / Joy Harjo --
Kinged / Shalin Hai-Jew --
Dream poem / Mary Jo Bona --
Last wolf / Mary TallMountain --
Tattoo / Gregg Shapiro --
Father of my father / Lawson Fusao Inada --
Letter to a Cretan flute-maker / Justin Vitiello --
What do I know of journey / David Meltzer --
When my grandmother said "pussy" / Carole Bernstein --
14th Street was gutted in 1968 / Cheryl Clarke --
Walking by the cliffside dye works / Robert Carnevale --
Old buildings / Pedro Pietri --
In response to Executive Order 9066 --
The nice thing about counting stars / Dwight Okita --
Next year, in Jerusalem / Shirley Kaufman --
The survivor / Philip Levine --
Sam / Lucille Clifton --
Performing. Indian movie, New Jersey / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni --
Dear John Wayne / Louise Erdrich --
When I was growing up / Nellie Wong --
Doreen / Janice Mirikitani --
Failure of an invention / Safiya Henderson-Holmes --
Today was a bad day like TB / Chrystos --
Filipino boogie / Jessica Hagedorn --
Indian blood / Mary TallMountain --
At the electronic frontier / Miguel Algarín --
Vision (2) --
Translated from the American / Sherman Alexie --
Imitation of life --
The black and white galaxie --
Blind Solo / Michael S Weaver --
Mafioso / Sandra Mortola Gilbert --
Digging in the streets of gold / Barry Seiler --
Matinee --
Deer cloud / Susan Clements --
Can't Tell / Nellie Wong --
Amazone / Mary Jo Bona --
Blonde white women / Patricia Smith --
Cincinnati --
American son / Mitsuye Yamada --
Why I don't speak Italian / Arthur L. Clements --
The first / Grace Cavalieri --
Brain on ice: the El train poem --
Malcolm is 'bout more than wearing a cap / Michael Warr --
American dream: first report / Joseph Papaleo --
Behaving like a Jew / Gerald Stern --
Mary Morelle Show / Denise Nico Leto --
To H.N. / David Mura --
My rich uncle, whom I only met three times / Marge Piercy --
Untitled blues / Yusef Komunyakaa --
Second class citizen / Jennifer Lagier --
Three gypsies / Shalin Hai-Jew --
from Sweet Daddy --
What it's like to be a black girl (for those of you who aren't) / Patricia Smith --
Starlight haven --
Black and white / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Barrio Beateo / Jesse F. García --
Welcome / David Hernandez --
Tee --
Big chill variations --
Albert James / Reuben Jackson --
Daddy poem / William J Harris --
Song No. 3 / Sonia Sanchez --
Song at midnight / Lucille Clifton --
Junior high dance / Allison Joseph --
What would I do white? / June Jordan --
So Mexicans are taking jobs from Americans / Jimmy Santiago Baca --
Poet: what ever happened to Luther? / Haki R Madhubuti --
That great wingless bird / Adrian C. Louis --
Immigrants --
Depression days / Pat Mora --
Note on my son's face --
Blackbottom / Toi Derricotte --
Lost name woman / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Coca-Cola and Coco Frio / Martín Espada --
Naming. Señora X no more / Pat Mora --
Dying with the wrong name --
Leaves / Hamod (Sam) --
How I got that name --
Elegy for Chloe Nguyen / Marilyn Chin --
Niggerlips --
From an island you cannot name / Martín Espada --
Mama, come back / Nellie Wong --
On the road to Damascus, Maryland / Enid Dame --
How I changed my name, Felice / Felix Stefanile --
Jade / Janice Mirikitani --
Being Jewish in a small town / Lyn Lifshin --
We exist / Janice Gould --
Jacket notes / Ishmael Reed --
Having the wrong name for Mr. Wright / Helen Barolini --
Taking it back --
Piñon nuts / Dixie Salazar --
The hula skirt, 1959 / Kimiko Hahn --
Song of the third generation / Julia Lisella --
Ka 'Ba --
Funk lore / Amiri Baraka --
American Sonnets for my father / Daniela Gioseffi --
Pigeons / David Hernandez --
Poem about Intelligence for my brothers and sisters / June Jordan --
For talking / Denise Nico Leto --
Language of great-aunts --
Nani / Alberto Alvaro Ríos --
Espresso / Carol Lee Saffioti --
Secret love / Milton Kessler --
Good grease / Mary TallMountain --
6th Grade: Our Lady of Pompeii / Vittoria repetto --
Mama / Claire Kageyama --
Preparations for Seder --
Changing address books / Michael S. Glaser --
Crazy Horse Monument / Peter Blue Cloud --
from Prose Poems / Liz Rosenberg --
In answer to their questions / Giovanna (Janet) Capone --
All I want / Luci Tapahonso --
Two Grandmas / Stanley H. Barkan --
South Bronx testimonial / Sandra María Esteves --
Grandma in the shower / Dale M. Kushner --
Haciendo Apenas la Recolección / Tino Villanueva --
On Alabama Ave., Paterson, NJ, 1954 / Rachel Guido deVries --
From Okra to greens / Ntozake Shange --
But my blood --
So I lost my temper / Rose Romano --
For my Great-Grandfather: a message long overdue / Maxine Kumin --
Bulosan listens to a recording of Robert Johnson / Alfred Encarnacion --
Miss Clement's second grade / Maryfrances Cusumano Wagner --
Recognized futures / Lisa Suhair Majaj --
The Left Bank Jazz Society / Michael S. Weaver --
Blood / Naomi Shihab Nye --
Mnemonic --
Gift / Li-Young Lee --
Nikki-Rosa --
Legacies / Nikki Giovanni --
Because of my father's job / James Masao Mitsui --
Yuba City School / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni --
How I learned English / Gregory Djanikian – Negotiating. In the elementary school choir --
When I first saw snow / Gregory Djanikian --
Black hair --
The elements of San Joaquin --
Behind Grandma's House / Gary Soto --
Always Running --
Fire / Luis J. Rodriguez --
The dancing / Gerald Stern --
In memory we are walking / Maria Mazziotti Gillan --
I remember Haifa being lovely but / Lyn Lifshin --
Black man's sonata --
Improvisation for piano / Michael S. Weaver --
Winnings / Garrett Hongo --
Susans --
Reservation / Susan Clements --
English-speaking persons will find translations / Michael S. Glaser --
Crazy Horse speaks --
Powwow polaroid / Sherman Alexie --
Soul make a path through shouting / Cyrus Cassells --
Battle, over and over again / Safiya Henderson-Holmes --
A story about chicken soup / Louis Simpson --
Salt / Yusef Komunyakaa --
Something about being an Indian / Adrian C. Louis --
Poem for the young white man who asked me how I, an intelligent, well-read person, could believe in the war between races / Lorna Dee Cervantes --
Election time / Lamont B. Steptoe --
Bicentennial anti-poem for Italian-American Women / Daniela Gioseffi --
The Yahrtzeit light --
After the anti-Semitic calls on a local talk station / Lyn Lifshin --
Agony-as now / Amiri Baraka --
Notes for a poem on being Asian American / Dwight Okita --
Portrait of assimilation / Chrystos --
Jewish singles event / Stewart Florsheim --
Coming of age / Michael Palma --
At the nuclear rally --
The candy lady / Laura Boss --
My father and the figtree / Naomi Shihab Nye --
Half-breed / Cherríe Moraga --
Modern Secrets / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Grandfather at the Indian health clinic / Elizabeth Cook-Lynn --
Birdfoot's Grampa / Joseph Bruchac --
Undressing Aunt Frieda / Richard Michelson --
Rib Sandwich / William J. Harris --
Going home / Wing Tek Lum --
Upkeep / Miriam Goodman --
Armitage street / David Hernandez --
Laughing gas / Ruth Whitman --
Elegy / Arthur L. Clements --
Foreign ways / Diana Chang --
Autobiography / Robert Viscusi --
Horse / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Travels in the South / Simon J. Ortiz --
Grandmother / Grace Cavalieri --
Living alone with Jesus / Maxine Kumin --
The sweaters / Lucia Maria Perillo --
Heritage / Linda Hogan --
Lakota sister/Cherokee mother / Victoria Lena Manyarrows --
Wingfoot lake / Rita Dove --
After the funeral of Assam Hamady / Hamod (Sam) --
Friendly town #1 --
My first riot: Bronx, NYC / Safiya Henderson-Holmes --
The truth is / Linda Hogan --
Hanging fire / Audre Lorde --
In the way back / Debi Kang Dean --
Cultures / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Re-Envisioning. I ask my mother to sing / Li-Young Lee --
I walk in the history of my people --
I have not signed a treaty with the United States Government --
Real Indian leans against / Chrystos --
Night vision --
In the inner city / Lucille Clifton --
The house on Moscow street / Marilyn Nelson Waniek --
To Jesus Villanueva, with love --
They didn't get me --
My people are the color of the earth / Alma Luz Villanueva --
From a heart of rice straw / Nellie Wong --
April fool birthday poem for Grandpa / Diane di Prima --
Bully / Martín Espada --
Anchorage --
For Alva Benson, and for those who have learned to speak / Joy Harjo --
Chinese hot pot / Wing Tek Lum --
The seder / Enid Dame --
The bucket / Rose Romano --
Speaking with hands / Luis J Rodriguez --
Song: I want a witness / Michael S Harper --
In the Good old U.S.A. / Jose Angel Villalongo, Sr. --
Today we will not be invisible nor silent / Victoria Lena Manyarrows --
View from skates in Berkeley / Quincy Trope --
I defy you / Shirley Geok-lin Lim --
Prayer / Joseph Bruchac --
Lamenting the inevitable / Alicia Ostriker --
Speaking through white: for my mother / Kyoko Mori --
Certificate of live birth / Kimberly M. Blaeser --
Cortez's horse / Pat Mora --
Oye mundo/sometimes / Jesús Papoleto Meléndez --
The men / E. Ethelbert Miller --
The new apartment: Minneapolis / Linda Hogan --
A dance for Ma Rainey / Al Young --
I ain't going to hurry no more / Jesse F. Garcia --
Praise the tortilla, praise the Menudo, praise the chorizo / Ray González --
The last word / Amina Baraka --
Martin and my father / David Hernandez --
My ringless fingers on the steering wheel tell the story / Laura Boss --
The women / Cyrus Cassells --
I am singing now / Luci Tapahonso --
To Hell and back, with cake --
Friendly town # 3 / Safiya Henderson-Holmes --
Out of our hands / Cathy Song --
The old man's lazy / Peter Blue Cloud --
America / Robert Creeley --
Naayawva Taawi --
Story keeper / Wendy Rose --
The upside down basket / Alan Chong Lau --
La Migra / Pat Mora --
What the gypsy said to her children / Judith Ortiz Cofer --
The floral apron / Marilyn Chin --
I give you back / Joy Harjo --
For the color of my mother / Cherríe Moraga --
Present --
Norma --
An anthem / Sonia Sanchez --
Arturo --
Public school no. 18: Paterson, New Jersey --
Growing up Italian / Maria Mazziotti Gillan --
Contributors.
Other Titles: Anthology of contemporary multicultural poetry
Responsibility: edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan.

Abstract:

An anthology of multicultural poetry compiled by a mother and daughter team of poets. The authors are both known and unknown, and one of the more unusual subjects treated is selling your soul to integrate, then one day regretting it with shame. With extraordinary honesty, dignity, and insight, an impressive array of poets displace the myths and stereotypes that pervade our culture. The first multicultural poetry anthology to give voice to the lives and experiences of ethnic Americans.

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Clements -- The first / Grace Cavalieri -- Brain on ice: the El train poem -- Malcolm is 'bout more than wearing a cap / Michael Warr -- American dream: first report / Joseph Papaleo -- Behaving like a Jew / Gerald Stern -- Mary Morelle Show / Denise Nico Leto -- To H.N. / David Mura -- My rich uncle, whom I only met three times / Marge Piercy -- Untitled blues / Yusef Komunyakaa -- Second class citizen / Jennifer Lagier -- Three gypsies / Shalin Hai-Jew -- from Sweet Daddy -- What it's like to be a black girl (for those of you who aren't) / Patricia Smith -- Starlight haven -- Black and white / Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- Barrio Beateo / Jesse F. 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Glaser -- Crazy Horse Monument / Peter Blue Cloud -- from Prose Poems / Liz Rosenberg -- In answer to their questions / Giovanna (Janet) Capone -- All I want / Luci Tapahonso -- Two Grandmas / Stanley H. Barkan -- South Bronx testimonial / Sandra María Esteves -- Grandma in the shower / Dale M. Kushner -- Haciendo Apenas la Recolección / Tino Villanueva -- On Alabama Ave., Paterson, NJ, 1954 / Rachel Guido deVries -- From Okra to greens / Ntozake Shange -- But my blood -- So I lost my temper / Rose Romano -- For my Great-Grandfather: a message long overdue / Maxine Kumin -- Bulosan listens to a recording of Robert Johnson / Alfred Encarnacion -- Miss Clement's second grade / Maryfrances Cusumano Wagner -- Recognized futures / Lisa Suhair Majaj -- The Left Bank Jazz Society / Michael S. Weaver -- Blood / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Mnemonic -- Gift / Li-Young Lee -- Nikki-Rosa -- Legacies / Nikki Giovanni -- Because of my father's job / James Masao Mitsui -- Yuba City School / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- How I learned English / Gregory Djanikian –"@en ;
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<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1086509> # Race relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Race relations"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807348> # American poetry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807392> # American poetry--Minority authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry--Minority authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915958> # Ethnic groups
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ethnic groups"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/163978296> # Jennifer Gillan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gillan" ;
    schema:givenName "Jennifer" ;
    schema:name "Jennifer Gillan" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/30718772> # Maria M. Gillan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gillan" ;
    schema:givenName "Maria M." ;
    schema:name "Maria M. Gillan" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140237788>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "014023778X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780140237788" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780670851706>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0670851701" ;
    schema:isbn "9780670851706" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781439509333>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1439509336" ;
    schema:isbn "9781439509333" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/756442540>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Unsettling America." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29703364> ; # Unsettling America : an anthology of contemporary multicultural poetry
    .


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