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The sobbing school
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New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2016.
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xvii, 73 pages ; 22 cm.
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"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"--

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"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"--,Provided by publisher.
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Bennett, J. (2016). The sobbing school. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bennett, Joshua. 2016. The Sobbing School. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bennett, Joshua, The Sobbing School. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2016.

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Bennett, Joshua. The Sobbing School. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2016. Print.

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