Wild Grass on the Riverbank (Paperback)

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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Japanese by Jeffrey Angles. Set simultaneously in the California desert and her native Japan, tracking migrant children who may or may not be human, or alive, Hiromi It 's WILD GRASS ON THE RIVERBANK will plunge you into dreamlike landscapes of volatile proliferation: shape-shifting mothers, living father-corpses, and pervasively odd vegetation. At once grotesque and vertiginous, It interweaves mythologies, language, sexuality, and place into a genre-busting narrative of what it is to be a migrant.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780989804844
ISBN-10: 0989804844
Publisher: Action Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2015
Pages: 103
Language: English