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Pauline Gumbs Alexis


Duke University Press Books

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'DIV'Following the innovative collection 'I'Spill'/I' Alexis Pauline Gumbss 'I'M Archive'/I'&mdash:the second book in a planned experimental triptych&mdash:is a series of poetic artifacts that speculatively documents the persistence of Black life following a worldwide cataclysm. Engaging with the work of the foundational Black feminist theorist M. Jacqui Alexander and following the trajectory of Gumbss acclaimed visionary fiction short story &ldquo:Evidence&rdquo: 'I'M Archive'/I' is told from the perspective of a future researcher who uncovers evidence of the conditions of late capitalism antiblackness and environmental crisis while examining possibilities of being that exceed the human. By exploring how Black feminist theory is already after the end of the world Gumbs reinscribes the possibilities and potentials of scholarship while demonstrating the impossibility of demarcating the lines between art science spirit scholarship and politics.'/DIV''DIV'Engaging with the work of M. Jacqui Alexander and Black feminist thought more generally Alexis Pauline Gumbss 'I'M Archive'/I' is a series of prose poems that speculatively documents the survival of Black people following a worldwide cataclysm while examining the possibilities of being that exceed the human.'/DIV''DIV'A Note' ix'BR /' From the Lab Notebooks of the Last Experiments' 3'BR /' Archive of Dirt: What We Did' 31'BR /' Archive of Sky: What We Became' 71'BR /' Archive of Fire: Rate of Change' 89'BR /' Archive of Ocean: Origin' 105'BR /' Baskets (Possible Futures Yet to Be Woven)' 133'BR /' Memory Drive' 185'BR /' Acknowledgments' 213'BR /' Notes' 217'BR /' Periodic Kitchen Table of Elements' 227'/DIV''DIV'":'I'M Archive'/I' adds to and extends the critical work being done around breath breathing and blackness. And in so doing it gives us a reason to breathe &ndash: independently and collectively &ndash: again.":'BR /' ''/DIV''DIV'":Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a literary treasure.'I' M Archive'/I' the second book in an innovative trilogy that began with 'I'Spill'/I' is evidence of her brilliance.":'/DIV''DIV'":Groundbreaking.... This is an impressive archive written in collaboration with the survivors and the mythology that Gumbs develops from the artifacts of future black life and memory works to reveal an existence on the verge of regenerating the cells that would let us dream deep enough to remember.&rdquo:'/DIV''DIV'Alexis Pauline Gumbs is a poet independent scholar and activist. She is the author of 'I'Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity'/I' also published by Duke University Press:'coeditor of 'I'Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines:'/I''and the founder and director of Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind an educational program based in Durham North Carolina.'/DIV''DIV'":Alexis Pauline Gumbs presents a brilliant highly original theorization of the impact of a dystopic reality on black consciousness and black bodies asking: how will they act as

Data Publikacji: 2018-03-09
Wymiary: 216 mm 140 mm 295 gr

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