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Author Rankine, Claudia, 1963- author.

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Title Citizen : an American lyric / Claudia Rankine.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  814.6 R167c 2014    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  CB 814.6 Rankine    ---  Available
Description 169 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-168).
Summary "Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV -- everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ability to speak, perform, and stay alive. Our addressability is tied to the state of our belonging, Rankine argues, as are our assumptions and expectations of citizenship. In essay, image, and poetry, Citizen is a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism in our contemporary, often named 'post-race' society."--Publisher's description.
Awards New York Times Best Seller ; Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry ; Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry ; Finalist for the National Books Critics Circle Award in Criticism ; Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry.
Subject Racism -- United States -- Poetry.
Racism -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Race relations -- Poetry.
United States -- Race relations.
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Racism. (OCoLC)fst01086616
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
American essays.
Racism -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Essays. (OCoLC)fst01919922
Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Added Title American lyric
ISBN 9781555976903 (paperback)
1555976905 (paperback)

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