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The Resource Karankawa, Iliana Rocha

Karankawa, Iliana Rocha

Label
Karankawa
Title
Karankawa
Statement of responsibility
Iliana Rocha
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Karankawa is a collection that explores some of the ways in which we (re)construct our personal histories. Rich in family narratives, myths, and creation stories, these are poems that investigate passage--dying, coming out, transforming, being born--as well as the gaps that also reside in our stories, for, as Rocha suggests, the opportunity to create myths is provided by great silences. Much like the Karankawa Indians whose history works in omissions, Karankawa reconfigures such spaces, engaging with the burden and freedom of memory in order to rework and recontextualize private and public mythologies. First and last, these are poems that honor our griefs and desires, for they keep alive the very things we cannot possess
Member of
Awards note
"Winner of the 2014 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry"--Cover
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Rocha, Iliana,
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
Series statement
Pitt poetry series
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  • American poetry
  • American poetry
Label
Karankawa, Iliana Rocha
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
La Llorona as Andrea Yates -- The impossible you -- Creation myth (1981) -- The monastery & farm have been sold -- Self-portrait with headphones on -- A study of you, grief -- Coming out -- Creation myth -- Leaving El Campo, TX -- A body becomes less -- Departure/aperture -- Wharton, TX -- Texas hurricane (1980-Present) -- Elegy composed of a thousand voices in a bottle -- After I lost you -- Creation myth (1985) -- Corpus Christi, before Hurrican Ivan -- Stiletto -- Victoria, TX -- Coming out -- A study of you, grief -- Puberty -- Parts of a flower -- Creation myth (1981) -- Lilacism -- Parts of the alphabet -- Looking at women -- Learning the F word -- A study of you, love -- Descriptions of his tongue -- Women go missing -- Sonnet for Jinkx Monsoon -- Wharton, TX -- Hot mess -- Self-portrait with headphones on -- Orgy -- La estrella -- Nothing sticks (2011) - excerpts -- Trying to anchor you, father -- Reconstructing the burial from a few fragments -- La beautiful street -- Creation myth -- Self-portrait with headphones on -- Corpus Christi, after Hurricane Ivan -- Grief: a study of you -- Elma -- Karankawa -- I leave -- Origin
Control code
910334486
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 74 pages
Isbn
9780822963844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910334486
Label
Karankawa, Iliana Rocha
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
La Llorona as Andrea Yates -- The impossible you -- Creation myth (1981) -- The monastery & farm have been sold -- Self-portrait with headphones on -- A study of you, grief -- Coming out -- Creation myth -- Leaving El Campo, TX -- A body becomes less -- Departure/aperture -- Wharton, TX -- Texas hurricane (1980-Present) -- Elegy composed of a thousand voices in a bottle -- After I lost you -- Creation myth (1985) -- Corpus Christi, before Hurrican Ivan -- Stiletto -- Victoria, TX -- Coming out -- A study of you, grief -- Puberty -- Parts of a flower -- Creation myth (1981) -- Lilacism -- Parts of the alphabet -- Looking at women -- Learning the F word -- A study of you, love -- Descriptions of his tongue -- Women go missing -- Sonnet for Jinkx Monsoon -- Wharton, TX -- Hot mess -- Self-portrait with headphones on -- Orgy -- La estrella -- Nothing sticks (2011) - excerpts -- Trying to anchor you, father -- Reconstructing the burial from a few fragments -- La beautiful street -- Creation myth -- Self-portrait with headphones on -- Corpus Christi, after Hurricane Ivan -- Grief: a study of you -- Elma -- Karankawa -- I leave -- Origin
Control code
910334486
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 74 pages
Isbn
9780822963844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)910334486

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