Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan

Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan by -

Title: Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan
Author: -
ISBN10: 0739112805
ISBN13: 978-0739112809
Publisher: Lexington Books (August 29, 2005)
Language: English
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Size PDF: 1705 kb
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Rating: 4.2/5
Votes: 306
Pages: 294 pages
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Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan by -


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From her activism to her passionate writings, June Jordan (1936 - 2002) is one of the most revered American poets of our time. Jordan's writing simultaneously provokes delight and energy while urging reflection on American society and its injustices. In Still Seeking an Attitude, the first reflection on her legacy, Jordan's life and works are explored in depth and detail, focusing on subjects ranging from her use of language and linguistics to her political activism and role in children's literature. These critical examinations elucidate the power and poetry of Jordan's words, serving as an exciting supplement for those already familiar with Jordan and an excellent guide for anyone discovering her works for the first time.