Incendiary art

Incendiary art

by Patricia Smith
25th April, 2019

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Incendiary Art confronts the tyranny against the black male body and the tenacious grief of the mothers of murdered African American men. Dynamic sequences, including a compelling chronicle of the devastating murder of Emmett Till, serve as a backdrop for present-day racial calamities and calls for resistance. With impassioned eloquence and a sharpened focus on incidents of national mayhem and mourning, Patricia Smith reinvents the role of witness with an incendiary fusion of forms, including prose poems, ghazals, sestinas, and sonnets. This phenomenal, visionary book addresses what is frightening, and what is revelatory, about history now. Winner of the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and 2018 NAACP Image Award, Incendiary Art was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize and 2018 Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Details & Specs

Author: Patricia Smith

Publisher: Bloodaxe Books

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781780374710

Publication Date: 25th April, 2019

Pages: 132

Dimensions: 216 x 156 x 9 mm

Availability: Available, usually dispatched within 3 days

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