Anarcha Speaks

Anarcha Speaks

A History in Poems

by Dominique Christina

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 30/10/2018

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The reimagined story of Anarcha, an enslaved Black woman, subjected to medical experiments by Dr. Marion Sims. Selected by Tyehimba Jess as a National Poetry Series winner.

In this provocative collection by award-winning poet and artist Dominique Christina, the historical life of Anarcha is personally reenvisioned. Anarcha was an enslaved Black woman who endured experimentation and torture at the hands of Dr. Marion Sims, more commonly known as the father of modern gynecology. Christina enables Anarcha to tell her story without being relegated to the margins of history, as a footnote to Dr. Sims's life. These poems are a reckoning, a resurrection, and a proper way to remember Anarcha . . . and grieve her.

ISBN:
9780807009215
9780807009215
Category:
Poetry anthologies (various poets)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
30-10-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
227x151x8mm
Weight:
0.18kg

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