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Nonfiction Shane McCrae

Nonfiction

Shane McCrae

Published February 11th 2014
ISBN : 9781937854980
Paperback
30 pages
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Nonfiction is a welcome offering from one of the most stunningly original poets to emerge in the last few years. Using a hauntingly lyrical syntax that embraces stammerings and fragmentations, Shane McCrae gives us poems based on documentaryMoreNonfiction is a welcome offering from one of the most stunningly original poets to emerge in the last few years. Using a hauntingly lyrical syntax that embraces stammerings and fragmentations, Shane McCrae gives us poems based on documentary accounts of slavery and imprisonment, as well as more intimate treatments of troubling subjects. Whatever their sources, the poems are nonfiction in the most urgent sense, bringing to light some of our cultures most deeply disturbing truths.—Martha Collins