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Lethal theater, Susannah Nevison

Label
Lethal theater
Title
Lethal theater
Statement of responsibility
Susannah Nevison
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of poetry that reckons with the rituals of violence that underpin the American prison system, this book asks readers to consider incarcerated bodies and the violence enacted against them and attempts to articulate this grotesque and overlooked part of American pain"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
"Winner of the 2017 The Ohio State University Press/"The Journal" Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize"
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nevison, Susannah
Dewey number
811/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.E563
LC item number
L48 2019
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American poetry
Label
Lethal theater, Susannah Nevison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 69-70)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cell watch: strip cell -- Pastoral -- Fitness test -- Tapetum lucidum -- The bars lash light across his body, and he -- Like a widening pupil, the dark touches -- He becomes a stripped and weathered cross -- The wall between your charge and you is thin -- He imagines they're calling him home -- The winter field has forgotten what it knows -- He begins to see the dark lift, sees you -- Fawn -- American icon -- Barrel -- All the games we know -- Chamber -- Playing possum -- Where we are -- Debridement -- At Holmesburg Prison -- Panopticon -- At East Mississippi Correctional -- Euphemism -- Prisoner's cinema with Saints Catherine and Lucy -- Parables -- Prisoner's cinema with news from home -- At Oregon State Penitentiary -- Prayer for mercy -- At Folsom Women's Facility -- Procedure -- At Pritchess Detention Center -- Confinement prayer -- Lethal theater
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vi, 73 pages
Isbn
9780814255162
Lccn
2018038782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1047651136
Label
Lethal theater, Susannah Nevison
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 69-70)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cell watch: strip cell -- Pastoral -- Fitness test -- Tapetum lucidum -- The bars lash light across his body, and he -- Like a widening pupil, the dark touches -- He becomes a stripped and weathered cross -- The wall between your charge and you is thin -- He imagines they're calling him home -- The winter field has forgotten what it knows -- He begins to see the dark lift, sees you -- Fawn -- American icon -- Barrel -- All the games we know -- Chamber -- Playing possum -- Where we are -- Debridement -- At Holmesburg Prison -- Panopticon -- At East Mississippi Correctional -- Euphemism -- Prisoner's cinema with Saints Catherine and Lucy -- Parables -- Prisoner's cinema with news from home -- At Oregon State Penitentiary -- Prayer for mercy -- At Folsom Women's Facility -- Procedure -- At Pritchess Detention Center -- Confinement prayer -- Lethal theater
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vi, 73 pages
Isbn
9780814255162
Lccn
2018038782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1047651136

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