Frontiers: Selected Essays and Writings on Racism and Culture, 1984-1992

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Mercury Press, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 286 pages
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This long-awaited collection of essays consists of selected writings from Guggenheim Fellow Marlene Nourbese Philip's wide-ranging appearances in magazines, newspapers, and journals, including "FUSE." Biting, elegant, by turns fiercely questioning, magically lyrical, and gently probing, Philip's examination of contemporary issues of race and culture is always eloquent and commanding.

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Contents

Echoes in a Stranger Land
9
Whos Listening? artists audiences language
26
Hurrying On Up
47
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About the author (1992)

M. NourbeSe Philip is the author of the play "Coups and Calypsos", two novels, "Looking for Livingstone: An Odyssey of Silence", and "Harriet's Daughter" (Heinemann; The Women's Press); three non-fiction works, "Frontiers", "Showing Grit", and "A Genealogy of Resistance"; and three books of poetry, including "She Tries Her Tongue" and "Her Silence Softly Breaks", winner of the Casa de las Americas Prize. She is a Fellow in Poetry of the Guggenheim Foundation, and recipient of the Toronto Arts Award for Literature.

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