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"This is the only time to come together": June Jordan’s publics and the possibility of democracy

Marsh, Nicky (2004) "This is the only time to come together": June Jordan’s publics and the possibility of democracy In, Kinloch, Valerie and Grebowicz, Margret (eds.) Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan. Oxford: Lanham, Maryland, Lexington Books pp. 15-31.

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Introduction: "Olive and Us: Notes for an Empire of Barbarians" Margret Grebowicz and Valerie Kinloch Part I: Individual and National Identity in a (Not So) Democratic State
Poem: "Case in Point" by June Jordan
"This is the only time to come together": June Jordan's Publics and the Possibility of Democracy Nicky Marsh Exposing the Lie of Neutrality: June Jordan's Affirmative Acts Christina Accomando Narrating Nation: Exploring the Space of Americaness and the Place of African American Women through the Works of June Jordan Ramona Coleman Part II: Who Says It's Not a Language? Black English in Theory and Practice
Poem: "What Would I Do White?" by June Jordan
Black English as a Linguistic System: A Statement about Our Rights Valerie Kinloch Telling Her Own Truth: June Jordan, Standard English, and the Epistemology of Ignorance Nancy McHugh Notes Toward a Multicultural Writing Center: The Problems of Language in a Democratic State Ann E. Green Section III. Radicalizing Children's Lives and Literatures
Poem: "One Minus One Minus One" by June Jordan
"Affirmative Acts": Language, Childhood, and Power in June Jordan's Cross-Writing Richard Flynn Taking Children Seriously: June Jordan's Contribution to African American Children's Literature KaaVonia Hinton-Johnson Beyond "Orientation": On Sex, Poetry, and the Violability of Children Margret Grebowicz Section IV. The Art of Resistance, or Poetics Politicized
Poem: "Calling on All Silent Minorities" by June Jordan
Performing "Righteous Certainty": The Shifting Poetic Address of June Jordan's War Resistance Poetry Philip Metres June Jordan's Radical Pedagogy: Activist Poetry in Public Education Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega Finding a Democratic Speech: The Intercultural Poetics and Pedagogy of June Jordan's Poetry for the People Jonathan Stalling Section V: Writers Reflect
Poem: "War and Memory" by June Jordan
Writing War, Writing Memory Jane Creighton Words & Roses Rafael Jesús González June, with love Laura Flanders A Colored Democracy: "Cultural Exchange" Revisited Valerie Kinloch Directed by Desire Sara Miles

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Published date: 2004


Local EPrints ID: 28930
ISBN: 0739108751
PURE UUID: a88d421e-968a-460a-acfd-b0baadf34155

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Date deposited: 15 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:59

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Author: Nicky Marsh
Editor: Valerie Kinloch
Editor: Margret Grebowicz

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