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The racial imaginary : writers on race in the life of the mind /

eds. Claudia Rankine, Beth Loffreda, and Max King Cap.

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Names: Rankine, Claudia, | Loffreda, Beth, | Cap, Max King,
Published: Albany, NY : Fence Books, [2015]
Topics: Race in literature. | Race relations in literature. | American literature - African American authors - History and criticism. | Poetry - Black authors - History and criticism. | African Americans in literature. | Poetics. | Identity politics.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Pray (detail) / Kate Clark -- Introduction / Beth Loffreda and Claudia Rankine -- Floating currency / Max King Cap -- from Political theatre / Mark Peterson -- Chinoiserie / Kyungmi Shin -- The Wogs / (texist) -- This is an imaginary border / EJ Hill -- Institutions. Flibbertigibbet in a white room/Competencies / Simone White -- What do we see? What do we not see? / Ari Banias -- What we could do with writing / Casey Llewellyn -- Race, feminism, and creative spaces / Maryam Afaq -- Statement of purpose / Jennifer Chang -- To whom it may concern / Jess Row -- Open letter / Charlie Bernstein -- Queen / Wendy Ewald -- I am not a man / Dread Scott -- Tony & Everett / John Lucas -- The mask of the shoeshiner / Edgar Endress -- Steve's bris / Jay Wolke -- Mimic / Jeff Wall -- Lives. How do we invent language of racial identity--that is not necessarily constructing the "scene of instruction" about race but create the linguistic material of racial speech/thought? / Ronaldo V. Wilson -- Response to call for writing about writing about race / Arielle Greenberg -- If I tell these stories: notes on racism and the white imaginary / Helen Klonaris -- Open letter / Isaac Myers, III -- Of whiteness, Obama, and the so-called postracial / Tess Taylor -- Introduction / Zhou Xiaojing -- Opposite 3 (Left) ; Opposite 2 (Right) / Alice Shaw -- Fade away / Nery Gabriel Lemus -- San Francisco Historical Monument 1848-2 / John Jota Leaños -- from Acts of charity / Mark Peterson -- Torah reading-B'nai Zaken Ethiopian congregation / Jay Wolke --
Readings. "There are no rats": some figuring on race / Joshua Weiner -- From circumstance to constellation: Richard Pryor, resistance, and the racial imaginary's archive / Farid Matuk -- Open letter / A. Van Jordan -- Open letter / Dan Beachy-Quick -- Signing and resigning / James Allen Hall -- Racing Stein: what is seen and unseen in taking a hero out for a reread / Jill Magi -- Exempt, implicated / Rachel Zucker -- And here he comes smiling intending no harm: a poetics of invisible / Francisco Aragón -- Once upon a time in a land far far away / Charles McGill -- I once knew a Latino / Nery Gabriel Lemus -- Looking for the birds / Amitis Motevalli -- Street photography / Edgar Endress -- Critiques. Open letter 11 March 2011 / Kasey Johnson -- Feeling colored / Diane Exavier -- Open letter / Beth Loffreda -- Open letter / Soraya Membreno -- Trespasses / Lacy M. Johnson -- Open letter / Evie Shockley -- 1987 Trabantamino 607 Deluxe / Liz Cohen -- White people are a desalination plant in Puerto Rico / William Pope.L -- The last centerfold / Amitis Motevalli -- Black Power helmet / Ian Weaver -- Lowrider builder and child / Liz Cohen -- Shaman 33 / Todd Gray -- Poetics. Love the masters / Jericho Brown -- An abridged version Reginald Dwayne Betts -- Open letter / Ira Sadoff -- Schizophrene: texture notes / Bhanu Kapil -- E-racing lingo ... / Tracie Morris -- A slanty kind of racial(ized) poetics / Tamiko Beyer -- On politics and art, the writer in society / Jane Lazarre -- "Negroes make me hungry"--some notes on race / R. Erica Doyle -- Open letter / Sandra Lim -- Open letter / Hossannah Asuncion -- Race and erasure / Caitie Moore -- Open letter / Kristin Palm -- Open letter / Danielle Pafunda -- Writing about race / Bettina Judd -- Who's watching anymore, anyway? / Dawn Lundy Martin -- Tomoko as octopus / Jeremiah Barber.

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