Besiege Me (Paperback)

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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. A new collection six years after Nicholas Wong won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry, BESIEGE ME opens with a timely mocking tone that confronts the tension between China and Hong Kong. Poems in the book speak queerly of urban existences crushed by political and economic powers --What cities & bodies deny a sometime-crisis, / not knowing they're a series of which? Behind the portrayals of the speaker, his parents, his home city, and domestic migrant workers there, the collection boldly outlines the vulnerability of entrapment and its masochistic pleasures. BESIEGE ME seeks for a redefinition of transcultural poetics with its linguistic playfulness.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781934819944
ISBN-10: 1934819948
Publisher: Noemi Press
Publication Date: March 15th, 2021
Pages: 80
Language: English