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Words to our now : imagination and dissent

Author: Thomas Glave
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2007.
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In these lyrical and powerful essays, Thomas Glave draws on his experiences as a politically committed, gay Jamaican American to deliver a searing condemnation of the prejudices, hatreds, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Glave
ISBN: 9780816646807 0816646805
OCLC Number: 86168667
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: 264 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Baychester : a memory --
Toward a nobility of the imagination : Jamaica's shame (an open letter to the people of Jamaica) --
(Re- )recalling Essex Hemphill : words to our now --
Fire and ink : toward a quest for language, history, and a moral imagination --
Whose Caribbean? an allegory, in part --
These blocks, not square (five movements) --
The death and light of Brian Williamson --
Regarding Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie, so long swept aside : why? --
Between Jamaica(n) and (North) America(n) : convergent (divergent) territories --
On the difficulty of confiding, with complete love and trust, in some heterosexual "friends" --
Panic, despair : when the words do not come (but then an unexpected journey) --
Regarding a Black male Monica Lewinsky, anal penetration, and Bill Clinton's sacred white anus --
On the importance of returning from abroad to the United States in a time of imperialism and war (a meditation on dissent) --
Autumn's relentlessness : crimes against humanity --
Re-membering Steen Fenrich : not a candidate for Matthew Shepardhood --
Abu Ghraib : fragments against forgetting --
Again, the sea.
Responsibility: Thomas Glave.

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