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Cruel futures

Author: Carmen Giménez Smith
Publisher: San Francsico : City Lights, [2018] ©2018
Series: City Lights spotlight, no. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
Cruel Futures is a witchy confessional and wildly imagistic volume that examines subjects as divergent as Alzheimers, Medusa, mumblecore, and mental illness in sharp-witted, taut poems dense with song. Chronicling life on an endangered planet, in a country on the precipice of profound change compelled by a media machine that produces our realities, the book is a high-energy analysis of popular culture, as well as an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Giménez Smith
ISBN: 9780872867581 0872867587
OCLC Number: 1013992667
Description: 71 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: City Lights spotlight, no. 17.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Carmen Giménez Smith.


A Latina feminist State of the Union address at the intersection of pop culture and interiority.  Read more...


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"Gimenez Smith's poems in Cruel Futures continue the work of truth telling that she established in her previous collections. She reminds us that our cruel pasts will lead to cruel futures, that the Read more...

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