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Author: June Jordan; Christoph Keller; Katherine Applegate; Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Publisher: Farmington, ME : Alice James Books, 2017
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Genre/Form: Poésie
Poésie américaine
Essais
Essais américains
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: June Jordan; Christoph Keller; Katherine Applegate; Rachel Eliza Griffiths
ISBN: 9781938584350 193858435X
OCLC Number: 1033482209
Description: 489 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: "No one will move anywhere but up": Jordan on space, community, architecture, & design for humans (1964-1971) --
"Who would paint a people black or white?": Who look at me (1969) & Soulscript (1970) --
"Honey people murder mercy U.S.A.": Some changes (1967, 1971) --
"If it's wrong in standard English it's probably right in Black English, or, at least, you're hot": Jordan on the politics of language (1972-1985) --
"They mining the rivers/We making love real": from New days: poems of exile and return (1974) --
"Jewels of our soul": Jordan on Countee Cullen's anthology Caroling Dusk, Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes & Phillis Wheatley (1974-1985) --
"I must become a menace to my enemies": from Things that I do in the dark: new and selected poems (1977) --
"This is my perspective, and this is my faith": Jordan on her life and work (1977-2000) --
"So hot so hot so hot so what/so hot so what so hot so hot": Collaborations: theater, music, teaching, poetry (1981-1996) --
"We are the ones we have been waiting for": from Passion: New Poems 1977-1980 (1980) & from Civil Wars: Observations from the Front Lines of America (1981) --
"I need to talk about living room/Because I need to talk about home": from On Call: Political Essays (1985) & from LIving Room: New Poems (1985) --
"Every night the waters of the world": from Naming Our Destiny: New and Selected Poems 1985-1989 (1989) --
"Misbegotten American dreams have maimed us all": from Technical Difficulties: African American Notes on the State of the Union (1992) --
"Let me be very/very/very/very/very/specific": from Haruko/Love Poems: New and Selected Love Poems (1993), from Kissing God Goodbye: Poems 1991-1997 (1997) & from Affirmative Acts: Political Essays (1998) --
"I guess it was my destiny to live so long": from her last poems (1997-2002) in Directed by Desire: the Collected Poems of June Jordan (2005) & from Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays (2002).
Other Titles: Oeuvre.
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Responsibility: edited by Christoph Keller & Jan Heller Levi ; introduction by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.

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