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The sobbing school, Joshua Bennett

Label
The sobbing school
Title
The sobbing school
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Bennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Selected by Eugene Gloria as a winner of the National Poetry Series The Sobbing School, Joshua Bennett's mesmerizing debut collection of poetry, presents songs for the living and the dead that destabilize and de-familiarize representations of black history and contemporary black experience. What animates these poems is a desire to assert life, and interiority, where there is said to be none. Figures as widely divergent as Bobby Brown, Martin Heidegger, and the 19th-century performance artist Henry Box Brown, as well as Bennett's own family and childhood best friends, appear and are placed in conversation in order to show that there is always a world beyond what we are socialized to see value in, always alternative ways of thinking about relation that explode easy binaries"--
  • "The Sobbing School, Joshua Bennett's mesmerizing debut collection of poetry, presents songs for the living and the dead that destabilize and de-familiarize representations of black history and contemporary black experience. What animates these poems is a desire to assert life, and interiority, where there is said to be none. Figures as widely divergent as Bobby Brown, Martin Heidegger, and the 19th century performance artist Henry Box Brown, as well as Bennett's own family and childhood best friends, appear and are placed in conversation toward the end of claiming that there is always a world beyond what we are socialized to see value in, always alternate ways of thinking about relation that explode easy binaries"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bennett, Joshua
Dewey number
811/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.E664483
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
poetry
Series statement
  • Penguin poets
  • National poetry series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American poetry
Label
The sobbing school, Joshua Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 73 pages
Isbn
9780143111863
Lccn
2016020931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn944380199
  • (OCoLC)944380199
  • 2197274
Label
The sobbing school, Joshua Bennett
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 73 pages
Isbn
9780143111863
Lccn
2016020931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn944380199
  • (OCoLC)944380199
  • 2197274

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