Pivotal voices, era of transition : toward a 21st century poetics /

Pivotal Voices, Era of Transition gathers Rigoberto Gonzalez's most important essays and book reviews that consider the work of emerging poets whose identities and political positions are transforming what readers expect from contemporary poetry. Many of these voices represent intersectional co...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: González, Rigoberto
Format: Book
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2017]
Series:Poets on poetry.
Table of Contents:
  • Critical essays
  • Latino poetry : pivotal voices, era of transition
  • Alurista : toward a Chicano poetics
  • The twenty-first-century queer Chicano poetics of Eduardo C. Corral
  • The double doors into J. Michael Martinez's heredities
  • Hayden's Mexico
  • The Blatino poetics of Aracelis Girmay
  • Insert [gay black] boy
  • Queer immigrant world, queer immigrant word
  • Mexica warrior : the Amerindian vision of Natalie Diaz
  • Critical reviews
  • Publishers on a mission : three excellent debut poets
  • Powerful debuts by three African American poets
  • On Karankawa and The animal too big to kill
  • Midcareer : three poets and their four books
  • Twelve essential Latino poetry books
  • Juan Felipe Herrera's global voice and vision
  • Critical grace notes
  • The activist role of the writer
  • The writer's journey : a motivation
  • Poetry brings out the Mexican in me
  • Unpeopled Edens
  • Bill whitehead award for lifetime achievement speech
  • Erotic light, Amor Oscuro : on the queer poetics of Francisco X. Alarcón and his muse, Federico García Lorca.