Ceremonies For The Dead

31 mars 2013|
Ceremonies For The Dead de Gwen Benaway
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Ceremonies for the Dead is an award-winning collection of poems that examine the haunting themes of inter-generational trauma, cyclical abuse, and inherited grief. Four generations of the dead take turns narrating these themes, navigating from the Great Lakes through the Appalachian Mountains, and examining the fur trade, an exile from Minnesota, the experiences of West Virginia coal miners, and the legacy of mission schools. Black humour and satire fill the collection, illuminating a fierce determination to survive and resist colonization and the endurance of culture and identity under extreme duress.
Gwen Benaway is of Anishinaabe and Métis descent. Her first collection of poetry, Ceremonies for the Dead, was published in 2013. As emerging Two-Spirited Trans poet, she has been described as the spiritual love child of Tomson Highway and Anne Sexton. In 2015, she was the recipient of the inaugural Speaker''s Award for a Young Author...
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Titre :Ceremonies For The Dead
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :95 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :95 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0 po
Publié le :31 mars 2013
Publié par :Kegedonce Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780986874055

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