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Claudia Rankine

Autor/a de Citizen: An American Lyric

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Claudia Rankine was born in Jamaica in 1963. She received a B.A. in English from Williams College and a M.F.A. in poetry from Columbia University. She is the author of several collections of poetry including Don't Let Me Be Lonely, Plot, and The End of the Alphabet. Nothing in Nature is Private won mostra'n més the Cleveland State Poetry Prize and Citizen: An American Lyric won the 2015 Forward Prize for Best Collection. She has edited numerous anthologies including American Women Poets in the Twenty-First Century: Where Lyric Meets Language and American Poets in the Twenty-First Century: The New Poetics. She is currently the Henry G. Lee Professor of English at Pomona College. She won a 2015 Forward Prize for Poetry which carried a monetary award of $21,570. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story (2021) — Col·laborador — 1,310 exemplars
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race (2016) — Col·laborador — 813 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2001 (2001) — Col·laborador — 219 exemplars
African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (2020) — Col·laborador — 162 exemplars
Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (2009) — Col·laborador — 106 exemplars
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015 (2015) — Col·laborador — 103 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2015 (2015) — Col·laborador — 91 exemplars
What I Say: Innovative Poetry by Black Writers in America (2015) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars


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Data de naixement
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Llocs de residència
Kingston, Jamaica
New York, New York, USA
Williams College
Columbia University
Premis i honors
Fellowship of the Academy of American Poets (2005)
Frances Coady



Where Citizen is essays and articulated thoughts, Don’t Let Me Be Lonely is dream states and small moments. It is dark and morbid; it is depressive. It brings you into post 9-11 America and Bush’s America. It references anxieties that keep you up at night. It muses on death. It sanctifies people like Lionel Tate and Abner Louima. Claudia Rankine keeps waking up in a fever dream that is America and these are her dream journals. Her struggles with falling asleep. Her proximity to suicide. Her collection of expirations. This was a history lesson for me and a transport back in time. I was a kid when most of the events discussed were happening— fully unaware of the terrors that go bump in America’s night. But this book transported me there—twenty years ago. I recommend you read this but do so with care. It is such a book that reminds you of loneliness but still reaches out a hand nevertheless.… (més)
Readings.of.a.Slinky | Hi ha 9 ressenyes més | Nov 20, 2023 |
A new favorite. A book in the perfect format. Streams and streams of consciousness and streams of experiences and streams of emotions—aggressions, sorrows, confusions. Rankine’s book collages Black experiences and Black resistances along with Black art. An inspiration for my writing going forward. Thank you, Claudia Rankine~
Readings.of.a.Slinky | Hi ha 67 ressenyes més | Nov 20, 2023 |
I just think I'm too stupid to understand poetic language. This is a short book so I kept reading every line I didn't immediately get multiple times. I thought hard about it, tried to get what was being communicated. And I just constantly didn't get it. So yeah 2 stars is just because I didn't get most of the book outside the basic declarative stuff about racism. It's me being stupid not a criticism of the book
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tombomp | Hi ha 67 ressenyes més | Oct 31, 2023 |
La primera mitad me ha parecido brutal, la segunda se me ha quedado un poco más floja en comparación. Sin embargo, la visión que aporta de las situaciones cotidianas vistas desde una primera persona y que no solemos ser capaces de descifrar desde el privilegio blanco me han encogido el corazón y me han hecho ser mucho más consciente de todo. Totalmente recomendado, y más aún con lo que está pasando en el mundo ahora.
GaraziBiblioteca | Hi ha 67 ressenyes més | Oct 14, 2023 |



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