Nathaniel Mackey

Song of the Andoumboulou: 304

To be bled into by this or that borderless event while the birds were away, the very ones that were never not there. They had flown the fall of Troy, what Huff had been call- ing the fall of Troy, …

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The Ocean’s Tide: Parentheses in Kamau Brathwaite’s and Nathaniel Mackey’s Decolonial Poetics

Rather than rehash reasons why mathematics and poetry are closely linked fields of intellectual practice, this essay assumes their relationship is the case and focuses on one of mathematics’s and grammar’s many functional figures, the parenthesis.

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