A Sense of Regard: Essays on Poetry and Race

A feeling of Regard, says Laura McCullough, “is an attempt to gather the voices of dwelling poets and students in considerate and thought of exfoliation of the present confluence of poetry and race, the problems, the nuances, the unexamined, the scary, the questions, and the quarrels throughout aesthetic camps and biases.”

The participants talk about concerns as quite a few as their very own assorted racial and ethnic backgrounds. Their essays, which variety standard from the non-public and lyrical to the serious, are geared up into 4 large groupings: Americanism, the event of unsilencing and crossing borders, interrogating whiteness, and language itself. To learn them is to pay attention in because the participants converse what they recognize, realize what they don't, and within the method frequently locate anything new in themselves and their subject. As a reader you're invited, says McCullough, “to be moved from one experience of regard to a different: to be provoked and to linger in that nation. . . . to question, quarrel, and consider.”

A experience of Regard grew out of a up to date collecting of the organization of Writers and Writing courses (AWP), the place a poet’s reviews at the paintings of one other sparked impassioned and contentious conversations in individual, in print, and on-line. notwithstanding race is frequently regarded as an age-old subject in poetry, McCullough observed in actual fact that there's nonetheless a lot to debate, learn, and tease aside. relocating the dialog past the specificity of these preliminary AWP encounters, with their generally black/white concentrate on race, those essays supply a context and a secure beginning for a few urgently wanted discussions we too infrequently have.

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