full-metal indigiqueer: poems by Joshua Whitehead

full-metal indigiqueer: poems

Using binary code and texts from classics of the English language such as Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Joshua Whitehead unravels the coded "I" to trace the formation of a colonized self and reclaim representations of Indigenous texts.Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit member of the Peguis First Nation....

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full-metal indigiqueer: poems Reviews

  • Lydia
    This is a gender-bending, format-twisting, language-curling trip of a read. Whitehead is a cyberpunk, decoding and decolonising, breaking rules and rewriting his own narrative. Whitehead's voice is sweet and a little melancholy and beautiful all the same. He takes text and words and makes them dance...
  • jo ianni
    Did you ever think, 'things could be very different and that's okay'? Read this then....
  • Nicki
    This collection was amazing. I loved the concrete format, the Nêhiyawewin and the honesty. If you read one poetry book this year, read this....
  • Cameron Mitchell
    Read this....
  • Emily
    These poems were touching & clever, however they started to get repetitive about half way through the collection with too many pop culture references. This collection could have been edited down by at least 30% and be much stronger....
  • ActuallyReadBooks
    Joshua Whitehead is badass, with language like twin-pistols and impeccable aim. If you haven't read this book yet, you need to correct that and give this collection however long it takes for you to read it cover to cover. ...
  • Eileen
    Josh's writing is the future. Heartbreaking and regenerative and so very necessary....
  • Amanda
    these poems make me ache with love and sadness. they are genius fuck yous to the literary canon, to colonialization. they are Zoa's neon heart and timelessness, memories as open wounds. ...
  • Sowmya
    I have no idea what is going on. ...

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