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Title Poems. Selections
Lake Michigan / Daniel Borzutzky.
Imprint Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2018]
©2018

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Description 1 online resource (81 pages)
Series Pitt poetry series
Pitt poetry series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 77-79).
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Prisoners -- 21st century -- Poetry.
Race relations -- 21st century -- Poetry.
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Poetry.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Poetry.
Illinois -- Chicago.
2000-2099
Genre Poetry.
Political poetry.
Political poetry.
Poetry.
Contents Introduction; Scene 0; Act I. Scenes 1-9; Act II. Scenes 10-18.
Summary Lake Michigan, a series of 19 lyric poems, imagines a prison camp located on the beaches of Chicago that is privatized, racially segregated, and overrun by a brutal police force. Thinking about the ways in which economic policy, racism, and militarized policing combine to shape the city, Lake Michigan's poems explore the themes of estrangement, state violence and capitalist exploitation, and take a hard look at neoliberal urbanism in the historic city of Chicago.
Other Title Print version: Borzutzky, Daniel. Poems. Selections. Lake Michigan. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2018] 0822965224