Kin : poems / by Crystal Williams.

In her first book-length collection of poetry, Crystal Williams utilizes memory and music as she lyrically weaves her way through American culture, pointing to the ways in which alienation, loss, and sensed ""otherness"" are corollaries of recent phenomena. Williams writes about...

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Main Author: Williams, Crystal, 1970-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2000.
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Summary:In her first book-length collection of poetry, Crystal Williams utilizes memory and music as she lyrically weaves her way through American culture, pointing to the ways in which alienation, loss, and sensed ""otherness"" are corollaries of recent phenomena. Williams writes about being adopted by an interracial couple, a jazz pianist/Ford Foundry worker and a school psychologist, and how that has affected her development as an African American woman. She tries to work out the answers to many difficult questions: in what way do African American artists define themselves? What do they owe the
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 76 pages)
Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
ISBN:9781628961959
1628961953
Language:English.
Reproduction Note:Electronic reproduction.
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Print version record.
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