Discipline by Dawn Lundy Martin

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This stunning second collection engages the “disciplines” associated with regimes of powers and sadomasochism. The work interrogates the social and linguistic space between regimes of power enacted on the body, and thereby the soul.

About Dawn Lundy Martin

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DAWN LUNDY MARTIN was awarded the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her first poetry collection, A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering. A founding member of the Black Took Collective, a group of experimental black poets, she is an assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
Published March 8, 2011 by Nightboat. 80 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The question has additional force when posed by the co-founder of the Long Now Foundation – another of Brand's many ventures – which is dedicated to long-term thinking.

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Tackling one of the most disarming aspects of the human condition in the 21st century—what Fanny Howe, in her foreword, rightly identifies as "the repulsiveness of other people"—Lundy Martin explores the complexity of our contemporary repulsion in prose poems whose syntax is no less complex.

Jun 20 2011 | Read Full Review of Discipline


Los Angeles (CNN) -- In an expanding investigation into teacher misconduct, Los Angeles school officials are going back 40 years in their internal review of teacher discipline cases in an effort to determine whether any of the instructors should also be referred for possible license revocation, a...

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Lambda Literary

Poetry Slams), but often poets write things that when read out loud aren’t very exiting.” It’s true, many poets can read their poems with great presentation, but few poems perform for you on the page the way Discipline does.

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