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Ban en banlieue

Author: Bhanu Kapil Rider
Publisher: New York : Nightboat Books, Lebanon, NH : Distributed by University Press of New England [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bhanu Kapil's Ban en Banlieue follows a brown (black) girl as she walks home from school in the first moments of a riot. An April night in London, in 1979, is the axis of this startling work of overlapping arcs and varying approaches. By the end of the night, Ban moves into an incarnate and untethered presence, becoming all matter-- soot, meat, diesel oil and force--as she loops the city with the energy of global  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Spoken word poetry
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bhanu Kapil Rider
ISBN: 9781937658243 1937658244
OCLC Number: 902912515
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Bhanu Kapil.

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