Claudia Rankine





Claudia Rankine


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Claudia Rankine is an American poet and playwright born in 1963 and raised in Kingston, Jamaica and New York City. She has taught at Case Western Reserve University, Barnard College, University of Georgia, and in the writing program at the University of Houston. As of 2011, Rankine is the Henry G. Lee Professor of Poetry at Pomona College.

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Citizen: An American Lyric

4.26 avg rating — 8,597 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An ...

4.15 avg rating — 1,914 ratings — published 2004
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Plot

3.86 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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The End of the Alphabet: Poems

3.86 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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American Women Poets in the...

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The Racial Imaginary: Write...

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Nothing in Nature Is Privat...

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Eleven More American Women ...

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“because white men can't
police their imagination
black men are dying”
Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric

“The past is a life sentence, a blunt instrument aimed at tomorrow.”
Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric

“Then the voice in your head silently tells you to take your foot off your throat because just getting along shouldn’t be an ambition.”
Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric

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