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Frontiers: Selected Essays and Writings on Racism and Culture, 1984-1992
This long-awaited collection of essays consists of selected writings from Guggenheim Fellow Marlene Nourbese Philip's wide-ranging appearances in magazines, newspapers, and journals, including "FUSE." Biting, elegant, by turns fiercely questioning, magically lyrical, and gently probing, Philip's examination of contemporary issues of race and culture is always eloquent and ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published August 1st 1992 by Mercury Press
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This book is deals specifically with how racism in Canada and how it relates to Canadian art and artists and the institutions artists have to deal with so they don't starve. I think she makes some really important points that are also applicable to how racism plays out in the United States and elsewhere it the world. I'd recommend this book to any artist.
M. NOURBESE PHILIP is a poet and writer and lawyer who lives in the City of Toronto. She was born in Tobago and now lives in Canada. In l965, when graduating from Bishop Anstey High School, M. NOURBESE PHILIP was awarded the Cipriani Memorial Scholarship for standing first in a Caribbean wide examination at the high school level. This award entitled her to carry out her undergraduate studies at ...moreMore about M. NourbeSe Philip...