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Postcolonial Love Poem

Postcolonial Love Poem

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Postcolonial Love Poem is an anthem of desire against erasure. Natalie Diaz's brilliant second collection demands that every body carried in its pages--bodies of language, land, rivers, suffering brothers, enemies, and lovers--be touched and held as beloveds. Through these poems, the wounds inflicted by America onto an indigenous people are allowed to bloom pleasure and tenderness.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781644450147
1644450143
Branch Call Number: 811.6 D5437P 2020
Characteristics: 105 pages ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Love poem

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Poetry. In this exquisite, electrifying collection, Diaz studies the body through desire and the preservation of Native American lives and cultures, suggesting that to exist as a Native in a world with a history of colonization and genocide is itself a form of protest and celebration. (Publishers... Read More »

In this exquisite, electrifying collection, Diaz (When My Brother Was an Aztec) studies the body through desire and the preservation of Native American lives and cultures, suggesting that to exist as a Native in a world with a history of colonization and genocide is itself a form of protest and c... Read More »

Diaz continues to demonstrate her masterful use of language while reinventing narratives about desire.


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