Soul Train

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A collection of poetry by Allison Joseph.
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What People Are Saying

Marilyn Nelson
“Allison Joseph is a gifted poet, endowed with a quiet and rich sense of human warmth and spirit. Her work is a proud addition to the celebratory voice-choir of a new generation of Aframerican poets.”
Rodney Jones
“With the publication of Soul Train Allison Joseph moves into the forefront of American poets under thirty. Unabashedly jubilant, always direct in her manner, and possessed of an abundant relish bodily life, she has created a moving book by baring the anatomy of one of our poetry’s most neglected subjects: fun.”
Denise Duhamel
“Allison Joseph’s Soul Train captures the breathlessness of adolescence, the complexities of girl culture, “no trick/pen where the lovely model/disrobes before your eyes.” Joseph’s poems pulsate with nostalgic seventies’ details—disco balls, pants suits, Shaft, and Chaka Khan—and resonate a deep understanding of those in-between times: puberty, the nomadic life of early marriage, the adjustment of her immigrant parents to life in the U.S. Full of glittering detail and rhythmic precocity, Joseph’s Soul Train is indeed “the hippest trip in America.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887482472
  • Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Publication date: 5/5/1997
  • Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 88

Meet the Author

ALLISON JOSEPH was born in London, England, in 1967 to parents of Caribbean heritage. She grew up in Toronto and the Bronx, New York. A graduate of Kenyon College and Indiana University, she has taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and currently teaches at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Her first book, What Keeps Us Here, won the 1992 Women Poets Series Prize and was published by Ampersand Press. The same volume received the John C. Zacharis First Book Prize from Ploughshares and Emerson College. Her other awards include a Fellowship in Poetry from the Illinois Arts Council, the Stanley P. Young Fellowship from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She lives in Carbondale, Illinois, with her husband, poet Jon Tribble.
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Table of Contents

Good Humor
Soul Train
Big Shots
Junior High Dance
Adolescence
Facts of Life
Home Girl Talks Girlhood

To The Lost Daughters of Bronx Science
In the Bookstore
Home Girl Steps Out
Ten Years Later
Home Girl Dreams A Dance Partner

“Dance Fever”
Young Marrieds
Persuasion
Exhibitionism
Soul Suite
Morning Kiss
Solace
The Inner Life
Nightclubbing
Wedding Party

Slow Jams
Used Books
The Effort of Travel: Bronx, New York
New York Scenes
Livelihood
Immigrants
Transit
Anatomy
Genealogy

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