Unsettling America: an anthology of contemporary multiculturalpoetry

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A multicultural array of poets explore what it is means to be American This powerful and moving collection of poems stretches across the boundaries of skin color, language, ethnicity, and religion to give voice to the lives and experiences of ethnic Americans. With extraordinary honesty, dignity, and insight, these poems address common themes of assimilation, communication, and self-perception. In recording everyday life in our many American cultures, they displace the myths and stereotypes that pervade our culture. Unsettling America includes work by: Amiri Baraka Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Rita Dove Louise Erdich Jessica Hagedorn Joy Harjo Garrett Hongo Li-Young Lee Pat Mora Naomi Shihab Nye Marye Percy Ishmael Reed Alberto Rios Ntozake Shange Gary Soto Lawrence Ferlinghetti Nellie Wong David Hernandez Mary TallMountain ...and many more.
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subject_facet United States -- Race relations -- Poetry
title_display Unsettling America : an anthology of contemporary multiculturalpoetry
title_full Unsettling America : an anthology of contemporary multiculturalpoetry / edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan
title_short Unsettling America :
title_sub an anthology of contemporary multiculturalpoetry