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The dyzgraphxst

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  • Author: Lubrin, Canisia
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    2020
    Summary:

    Canisia Lubrin returns with a mesmerizing new collection, the follow-up to her breakout book, Voodoo Hypothesis . Windham-Campbell Prize, Winner 2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, Longlist Raymond Souster Award, Longlist Pat Lowther Memorial Award, Longlist The Dyzgraphxst presents seven inquiries into selfhood through the perennial figure Jejune. Polyvocal in register, the book moves to mine meanings of kinship through the wide and intimate reach of language across geographies and generations. Against the contemporary backdrop of intensified capitalist fascism, toxic nationalism, and climate disaster, the figure Jejune asks, how have I come to make home out of unrecognizability . Marked by and through diasporic life, Jejune declares, I was not myself. I am not myself. My self resembles something having nothing to do with me.

    Subject(s): Fiction | Poetry
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780771048616