Contemporary African American Poetry Reading Group II

The second session on contemporary African American poetry, with an emphasis on the intersection of text and image.

Readings: * Selections from Robin Coste Lewis, ‘Voyage of the Sable Venus’ in Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems (2015), especially pp. 33-43 and 94-109. * Julie Patton, ‘play’ (2001) in Tripwire: a journal of poetics * Nicole Fleetwood, Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness (2011), pp. 1-32, 105-25—on SOLO

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