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Philip Metres

2008

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Come Together, Imagine Peace / Edited By Philip Metres, Ann Smith & Larry Smith ; Introduction By Philip Metres, Philip Metres Dec 2007

Come Together, Imagine Peace / Edited By Philip Metres, Ann Smith & Larry Smith ; Introduction By Philip Metres, Philip Metres

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To See The Earth, Philip Metres Dec 2007

To See The Earth, Philip Metres

Philip Metres

To See the Earth navigates the increasingly turbulent waters of a globalized world—from Moscow to Chicago, from Philadelphia to Ramallah. Metres renders in vivid language what Fredric Jameson called “cognitive mapping” —a kind of “situational representation on the part of the individual subject to the vaster and properly unrepresentable totality.”To See the Earth travels to Russia, memorializes immigrant Arab American family life in a Brooklyn brownstone, witnesses to the violence visited upon people both at home and abroad, and carves out of such losses images of hope —the birthing not of a terrible beauty, but of the “dreaming ...