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Words to our now : imagination and dissent

Author
Glave, Thomas.
Title
Words to our now : imagination and dissent / Thomas Glave.
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, c2005.
Description
264 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
URL
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0707/2007271156-d.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-262).
Paperback.
Contents
  • Baychester : a memory
  • Toward a nobility of the imagination : Jamaica's shame (an open letter to the people of Jamaica)
  • (Re-)recalling Essex Hemphill : words to our now
  • Fire and ink : toward a quest for language, history, and a moral imagination
  • Whose Caribbean? : an allegory, in part
  • These blocks, not square (five movements)
  • The death and light of Brian Williamson
  • Regarding Carolivia Herron's Thereafter Johnnie, so long swept aside : why?
  • Between Jamaica(n) and (North) America(n) : convergent (divergent) territories
  • On the difficulty of confiding, with complete love and trust, in some heterosexual "friends"
  • Panic, despair : when the words do not come (but then an unexpected journey)
  • Regarding a black male Monica Lewinsky, anal penetration, and Bill Clinton's sacred white anus
  • On the importance of returning from abroad to the United States in a time of imperialism and war (a meditation on dissent)
  • Autumn's relentlessness : crimes against humanity
  • Re-membering Steen Fenrich : not a candidate for Matthew Shepardhood
  • Abu Ghraib : fragments against forgetting
  • Again, the sea.
Summary
Essays regarding prejudice and inhumanity, by a gay Jamaican American.
Kinsey subjects
Afroamericans and homosexuality--Male.
Social conditions--Jamaica--20th century, 1960-.
Social conditions--United States--20th century, 1960-.
ISBN
9780816646791
0816646791

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
824.85 G42 w5 2005
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute