Cruel FictionBook - 2018
Cruel Fiction brings together new material with celebrated work published here for the first time in book form, including the provocative and charged "Brazilian Is Not a Race," a sonnet sequence meditating on race, nation, and history seen from the author's native Rio Grande Valley; it also includes widely-circulated "128-131," a caustic, hilarious, tender account memorializing three days in jail during the Occupy movement, one of the many insurgencies that provide the context and kinesis of this powerful collection. This is a spectacular debut trying to puzzle through our present, from the workplace to the pop charts but most of all to the politics of struggle.
Publisher: Oakland, California :, Commune Editions, an imprint of AK Press,, 
Copyright Date: ©2018
Branch Call Number: 811.6 TR
Characteristics: 104 pages ; 23 cm