Cannibal (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry) by Safiya Sinclair PDF

By Safiya Sinclair

ISBN-10: 0803290632

ISBN-13: 9780803290631

Winner of the 2016 Whiting Award 
Winner of the Addison Metcalf Award from the yankee Academy of Arts & Letters
Winner of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (Poetry)
An American Library Association "Notable e-book of the Year" 
Longlisted for the 2017 Dylan Thomas Prize 
Longlisted for the 2017 PEN Open ebook Award
One of BuzzFeed's top Poetry Books of 2016
One of The New Yorker's "Books We enjoyed in 2016"
One of BuzzFeed Book's top Literary Debuts of 2016

Colliding with and confronting The Tempest and postcolonial identification, the poems in Safiya Sinclair's Cannibal discover Jamaican adolescence and background, race family members in the USA, womanhood, otherness, and exile. She inspires a house not obtainable and a physique now and then uninhabitable, usually reflected by way of a hybrid Eve/Caliban determine. Blooming with excessive lyricism and fertile imagery, those full-blooded poems are dependent, mythic, and intricately woven. right here the feminine physique is a dismal panorama; the feminine physique is cannibal. Sinclair shocks and delights her readers together with her willingness to disorient and impress, making a multitextured university of gorgeous and explosive poems.

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