Eileen Tabios

Owen Bullock Reviews A Transpacific Poetics

Lisa Samuels’s introductory essay, ‘What Do We Mean When We Say Transpacific’, begins with a quotation from Pam Brown that is particularly well-chosen for this volume. Brown claims that the ‘authentic’ pertains to someone who isn’t manipulated or being alienated from their context. There’s a good deal in this book about alienation relating to identity and culture; many of the authors have had to fight to preserve authenticity.

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Nicholas Manning reviews Eileen Tabios

The Light Sang As It Left Your Eyes by Eileen Tabios Marsh Hawk Press, 2007 In this new century, the writing and rewritings of the poetic self seem to be at the crux of a burgeoning genre; a genre in …

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