Bla_k : Essays & Interviews

NourbeSe, Philip. Bla_k : Essays & Interviews. 2nd ed. Toronto, ON: Bookthug, 2017.

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Abstract (English)

"Blank is a collection of previously out-of-print essays and new works by one of Canada’s most important contemporary writers and thinkers. Through an engagement with her earlier work, M. NourbeSe Philip comes to realize the existence of a repetition in the world: the return of something that, while still present, has become unembedded from the world, disappeared. Her imperative becomes to make us see what has gone unseen, by writing memory upon the margin of history, in the shadow of empire and at the frontier of silence. In heretical writings that work to make the disappeared perceptible, Blank explores questions of race, the body politic, timeliness, recurrence, ongoingness, art, and the so-called multicultural nation. Through these considerations, Philip creates a linguistic form that registers the presence of what has seemingly dissolved, a form that also imprints the loss and the silence surrounding those disappearances in its very presence." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: NourbeSe, Philip (Author)
Dossier: 480 - PHILIP, M. NOURBESE
Collation: 355 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781771663069
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, ON: Bookthug
Critics / Curators / Historians: Philip, M. NourbeSe
Copyright Statement: M. NourbeSe Philip

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Series Name: Essais ; 3
Deposited by: Intern Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2019 22:39
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2019 20:53
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