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The Resource This wound is a world, Billy-Ray Belcourt

This wound is a world, Billy-Ray Belcourt

Label
This wound is a world
Title
This wound is a world
Statement of responsibility
Billy-Ray Belcourt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Part manifesto, part memoir, This Wound Is a World is an invitation to "cut a hole in the sky / to world inside." Belcourt issues a call to turn to love and sex to understand how Indigenous peoples shoulder their sadness and pain without giving up on the future. His poems upset genre and play with form, scavenging for a decolonial kind of heaven where "everyone is at least a little gay." Presented here with several additional poems, this prize-winning collection pursues fresh directions for queer and decolonial theory as it opens uncharted paths for Indigenous poetry in North America. It is theory that sings, poetry that marshals experience in the service of a larger critique of the coloniality of the present and the tyranny of sexual and racial norms
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Belcourt, Billy-Ray
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American poetry
  • Poésie américaine
  • American poetry
  • Aboriginal Canadians
  • Cree
Label
This wound is a world, Billy-Ray Belcourt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
This Wound Is A World -- Love and Heartbreak Are Fuck Buddies -- The Cree Word for a Body Like Mine Is Weesageechak -- Gay Incantations -- Notes from a Public Washroom -- There Is a Dirt Road in Me -- Wihtikowak Means "Men Who Can't Survive Love" -- The Rez Sisters II -- Six Theses on Why Native People Die -- Sacred n A History of the Present -- We Were Never Meant to Break Like This -- I Am Hoping to Help This City Heal from Its Trauma -- Heartbreak Is a White Kid -- If I Have a Body, Let It Be a Book of Sad Poems -- Grief after Grief after Grief after Grief -- The Creator Is Trans -- The Back Alley of the World -- Native Too -- Colonialism: A Love Story -- God's River -- Love and Other Experiments -- OkCupid -- Towards a Theory of Decolonization -- An Elegy for Flesh -- Everyone Is Lonely -- There Is No Beautiful Left -- Boyfriend Poems -- God Must Be an Indian -- Sexual History -- Time contra Time -- Something Like Love -- Ode to Northern Alberta -- The Oxford Journal -- If Our Bodies Could Rust, We Would Be Falling Apart -- The Rubble of Heartbreak -- Wapekeka -- Ode to Native Men -- To Speak of the Dead, I Must Begin with the Photon -- Hermeneutics of the Sometimes/Somewhere -- Love Is a Moontime Teaching
Control code
1088601255
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First University of Minnesota Press edition.
Extent
x, 61 pages
Isbn
9781517908454
Lccn
2019006710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other control number
40029419171
System control number
(OCoLC)1088601255
Label
This wound is a world, Billy-Ray Belcourt
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
This Wound Is A World -- Love and Heartbreak Are Fuck Buddies -- The Cree Word for a Body Like Mine Is Weesageechak -- Gay Incantations -- Notes from a Public Washroom -- There Is a Dirt Road in Me -- Wihtikowak Means "Men Who Can't Survive Love" -- The Rez Sisters II -- Six Theses on Why Native People Die -- Sacred n A History of the Present -- We Were Never Meant to Break Like This -- I Am Hoping to Help This City Heal from Its Trauma -- Heartbreak Is a White Kid -- If I Have a Body, Let It Be a Book of Sad Poems -- Grief after Grief after Grief after Grief -- The Creator Is Trans -- The Back Alley of the World -- Native Too -- Colonialism: A Love Story -- God's River -- Love and Other Experiments -- OkCupid -- Towards a Theory of Decolonization -- An Elegy for Flesh -- Everyone Is Lonely -- There Is No Beautiful Left -- Boyfriend Poems -- God Must Be an Indian -- Sexual History -- Time contra Time -- Something Like Love -- Ode to Northern Alberta -- The Oxford Journal -- If Our Bodies Could Rust, We Would Be Falling Apart -- The Rubble of Heartbreak -- Wapekeka -- Ode to Native Men -- To Speak of the Dead, I Must Begin with the Photon -- Hermeneutics of the Sometimes/Somewhere -- Love Is a Moontime Teaching
Control code
1088601255
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First University of Minnesota Press edition.
Extent
x, 61 pages
Isbn
9781517908454
Lccn
2019006710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 655
Other control number
40029419171
System control number
(OCoLC)1088601255

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