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    Museum of the Americas
    by J. Michael Martinez

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    • Release date: October 2, 2018
    • ISBN: 9780143133445 (0143133446)
    • Awards: National Book Award Nominee for Poetry (2018)
    • Author: J. Michael Martinez
    • Genres: poetry, history, contemporary
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Format: paperback, 112 pages
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    The poems in J. Michael Martinez’s third collection of poetry circle around how the perceived body comes to be coded with the trans-historical consequences of an imperial narrative. Engaging beautiful and otherworldly Mexican casta paintings, morbid photographic postcards depicting the bodies of dead Mexicans, the strange journey of the wood and cork leg of General Santa Anna, and Martinez’s own family lineage, Museum of the Americas gives accounts of migrant bodies caught beneath, and fashioned under, a racializing aesthetic gaze. Martinez questions how “knowledge” of the body is organized through visual perception of that body, hypothesizing the corporeal as a repository of the human situation, a nexus of culture. Museum of the Americas’ poetic revives and repurposes the persecuted ethnic body from the appropriations that render it an art object and, therefore, diposable.

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