The Resource Thinking its presence : form, race, and subjectivity in contemporary Asian American poetry, Dorothy J. Wang, (electronic resource)

Thinking its presence : form, race, and subjectivity in contemporary Asian American poetry, Dorothy J. Wang, (electronic resource)

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Thinking its presence : form, race, and subjectivity in contemporary Asian American poetry
Title
Thinking its presence
Title remainder
form, race, and subjectivity in contemporary Asian American poetry
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy J. Wang
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Language
eng
Summary
When will American poetry and poetics stop viewing poetry by racialized persons as a secondary subject within the field? Dorothy J. Wang makes an impassioned case that now is the time. Thinking Its Presence calls for a radical rethinking of how American poetry is being read today, offering its own reading as a roadmap. While focusing on the work of five contemporary Asian American poets-Li-Young Lee, Marilyn Chin, John Yau, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, and Pamela Lu-the book contends that aesthetic forms are inseparable from social, political, and historical contexts in the writing and reception of all poetry. Wang questions the tendency of critics and academics alike to occlude the role of race in their discussions of the American poetic tradition and casts a harsh light on the double standard they apply in reading poems by poets who are racial minorities. This is the first sustained study of the formal properties in Asian American poetry across a range of aesthetic styles, from traditional lyric to avant-garde. Wang argues with conviction that critics should read minority poetry with the same attention to language and form that they bring to their analyses of writing by white poets
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Midwest
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Wang, Dorothy J
Dewey number
  • 810.9/895
  • 810.9895
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Asian America
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  • American poetry
  • American poetry
  • Literary form
  • Poetics
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Thinking its presence : form, race, and subjectivity in contemporary Asian American poetry, Dorothy J. Wang, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891882
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rdacontent
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MWT11891882
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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rdamedia
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MWT11891882
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11891882
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Thinking its presence : form, race, and subjectivity in contemporary Asian American poetry, Dorothy J. Wang, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891882
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891882
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891882
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891882
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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