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By Lee Ann Roripaugh

ISBN-10: 157131458X

ISBN-13: 9781571314581

Based on resources as diversified as Heian interval girl jap writers and the realm of technological know-how fiction, and drawing on her personal event as a second-generation jap American, acclaimed poet Lee Ann Roripaugh’s fourth assortment explores a chain of “word betrayals”—English phrases misunderstood in transmission from her jap mom that got here to tackle symbolic ramifications in her early years. Co-opting and repurposing the language of information and of confusion, and dialoguing in unique methods with notions of diaspora and hybrid identities, those poems show the numerous methods we try to be understood, culminating in an adventure of aural awe. immediately splendidly lyrical and strikingly acute, Dandarians will extra identify Lee Ann Roripaugh as essentially the most very important and unique voices in modern Asian American literature.

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