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Citizen : An American Lyric

Citizen : An American Lyric

Citizen : An American Lyric

Citizen : An American Lyric

by Claudia Rankine

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Graywolf Press, 2014. Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Claudia Rankine’s bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV-everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person’s ability to speak, perform, and stay alive. Our addressability is tied to the state of our belonging, Rankine argues, as are our assumptions and expectations of citizenship. In essay, image, and poetry, Citizen is a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism in our contemporary, often named “post-race” society (from publishers website).

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Title
Citizen : An American Lyric
Author
Claudia Rankine
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Paperback
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ISBN 10
1555976905
ISBN 13
9781555976903
Publisher
Graywolf Press
Place of Publication
Minneapolis, MN
Date Published
2014

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