RESULTS FOR Suzan-Lori Parks

THE TOXIC AND THE LYRIC IV: On Anaïs Duplan: Radical Intimacy as New History Poem; As Wound and As Co-Body; the Shaking Apart of Robert Lowell; Strange Fruit as IED

Joyelle McSweeney


The fourth and final installment in Joyelle McSweeney’s column, calling on Suzan-Lori Parks, Anaïs Duplan, Robert Lowell, and more, begins with a question: “Could the Present itself be a Mouth of Hell–a site, a stoma, a membrane where absence and presence of the Past is painfully mediated?”

The Toxic and the Lyric III: On Hearing; Sound and Damage; Suzan-Lori Parks and Douglas Kearney; A Cicatrice; Billie Holiday; Strange Fruit and Damaged Plants

Joyelle McSweeney


Our third installment of Joyelle McSweeney’s The Toxic and The Lyric studies “the ‘exact’ relationship of sound and damage,” by way of Roberto Bolaño, Stagger Lee, and Billie Holliday.