Don'T Call us Dead: Poems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Danez Smith

Don'T Call us Dead: Poems download free [PDF and Ebook] by Danez Smith year 2018
  • Book name: Don'T Call us Dead: Poems
  • Author: Danez Smith
  • Release date: 2018/7/13
  • Publisher: GRAYWOLF PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781555977856
  • Rating: 8.18 of 10
  • Votes: 886
  • Review by: Kristina Keeler
  • Review rating: 9.83 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/26
  • Total pages: 96
  • Includes a PDF summary of 11 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Finalist for the National Book Award for PoetryWinner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection'[Smith's] poems are enriched to the point of volatility, but they pay out, often, in sudden joy.'-The New Yorker Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a groundbreaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects, and performative power. Don't Call Us Dead opens with a heartrending sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police, a place where suspicion, violence, and grief are forgotten and replaced with the safety, love, and longevity they deserved here on earth. Smith turns then to desire, mortality-the dangers experienced in skin and body and blood-and a diagnosis of HIV positive. 'Some of us are killed / in pieces,' Smith writes, 'some of us all at once.' Don't Call Us Dead is an astonishing and ambitious collection, one that confronts, praises, and rebukes America-'Dear White America'-where every day is too often a funeral and not often enough a miracle.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 4H52M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry Books, Poetry By Individual Poets, Black & Asian Studies
  • Available formats: TXT, EPUB, SNB, RTF, LRF, WORD, PDF, DOC. Compressed in TAR.XZ, ARC, ZIP, EML, CBZ, TZO, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.80 USD
  • Dimensions: 165x226x8mm
  • Weight: 181g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York
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