Volume 35, Number 2, Summer 2010

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Multi-Ethnic Poetics

Guest Editors: Meta DuEwa Jones and Keith D. Leonard

Articles, Poetry, and Interview

Editors' Introduction: Verse Center: Form, Multiplicity, and Subjectivity in Multi-Ethnic Poetics

pp. 7-15
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Mrs. Douglass Wakes Early: Lynn, Massachusetts, 1846

p. 16
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Anna Douglass Dreams She Is a Bird over Baltimore: 1877

p. 17
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(Broken) Ghazal of Night

p. 18
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Now That We Know …

pp. 19-35
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black beauty

p. 36
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frida & the black girls

p. 37
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word on the page

pp. 38-39
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The Albatross Holds a Note in Her Bill

p. 40
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"A mountain / in my pocket": The Affective Spatial Imagination in Post-1952 Puerto Rican Poetry

pp. 41-67
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Four Poems

pp. 68-70
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Enclosure and Run: The Fugitive Recyclopedia of Harryette Mullen's Writing

pp. 71-94
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Taking Up Bass

p. 95
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Travel Journal

p. 96
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Memory: Our Kiss Love Song: Poem

p. 97
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Momia

pp. 98-99
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Cesar Chavez Adult School

pp. 100-102
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From Rupture to Remembering: Flesh Memory and the Embodied Experimentalism of Akilah Oliver

pp. 103-120
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Incantation for Rebirth

p. 121
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Story Cloth

pp. 122-123
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A Gathering of Blooms

p. 124
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polyglot incantation

p. 125
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In the City, a New Congregation Finds Her

p. 126
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Reveling in Fluidity, Resisting Dichotomies: An Interview with Barbara Jane Reyes and Matthew Shenoda

pp. 127-145
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Excerpt from Song of Remembrance: A Postcolonial Suite

pp. 146-148
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Revival

p. 149
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Watching John Coltrane Receive a Haircut Before a Concert in London, 1961

p. 150
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Naomi Shihab Nye's Aesthetic of Smallness and the Military Sublime

pp. 151-171
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Four Poems

pp. 172-175
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never after

p. 176
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"Life ruptured then looped back": Affiliation as Process in Major Jackson's "Urban Renewal" Series

pp. 177-198
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Reviews

The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (review)

pp. 199-202
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The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry: Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America (review)

pp. 205-207
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Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since 1965 (review)

pp. 209-212
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 213-219
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