Captivity / Edition 1

Captivity / Edition 1

by Toi Derricotte
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822954222

ISBN-13: 9780822954224

Pub. Date: 12/28/1989

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

What are the forces that cause us to strike out and harm each other?  Captivity explores the way in which the individual is held hostage by society; how the forces of racism, sexism, and classism frequently express themselves as violence within the family.  The book also explores a deeper captivity, like the Jews in Egypt yearning for the Promised

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What are the forces that cause us to strike out and harm each other?  Captivity explores the way in which the individual is held hostage by society; how the forces of racism, sexism, and classism frequently express themselves as violence within the family.  The book also explores a deeper captivity, like the Jews in Egypt yearning for the Promised Land, the soul trapped in exile from God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822954224
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Series:
Pitt Poetry Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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