The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance

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17 septembre 2018|
The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance
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Philip Metres stakes a claim for the cultural work that poems can perform—from providing refuge to embodying resistance, from recovering silenced voices to building a more just world, in communities of solitude and solidarity. Gathering a decade of his writing on poetry, he widens our sense of poetry as a way of being in the world, proposing that poems can offer a permeability to marginalized voices and a shelter from the imperial noise and despair that can silence us. The Sound of Listening ranges between expansive surveys of the poetry of 9/11, Arab American poetry, documentary poetry, landscape poetry, installation poetry, and peace poetry; personal explorations of poets such as Adrienne Rich, Khalil Gibran, Lev Rubinstein, and Arseny Tarkovsky; and intimate dialogues with Randa Jarrar, Fady Joudah, and Micah Cavaleri, that illuminate Metres’s practice of listening in his 2015 work, Sand Opera.

Titre :The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and ResistanceFormat :livre numérique KoboPublié le :17 septembre 2018Publié par :University of Michigan PressLangue :anglais

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ISBN - 10 :0472124218

ISBN - 13 :9780472124213

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