Download e-book for iPad: Anarcha Speaks: A History in Poems (National Poetry Series) by Dominique Christina

By Dominique Christina

ISBN-10: 0807009210

ISBN-13: 9780807009215

The reimagined tale of Anarcha, an enslaved Black lady, subjected to scientific experiments by way of Dr. Marion Sims. chosen via Tyehimba Jess as a countrywide Poetry sequence winner.

In this provocative assortment through award-winning poet and artist Dominique Christina, the ancient lifetime of Anarcha is for my part reenvisioned. Anarcha was once an enslaved Black lady who persevered experimentation and torture by the hands of Dr. Marion Sims, almost always often called the daddy of recent gynecology. Christina permits Anarcha to inform her tale with no being relegated to the margins of background, as a footnote to Dr. Sims's existence. those poems are a reckoning, a resurrection, and a formal approach to keep in mind Anarcha ... and grieve her.

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