Document Type

Book Chapter

Department/Unit

Department of English Language and Literature

Title

We now, now now: On writing political poems

Language

English

Abstract

This personal essay is divided into two parts. In the first, I will share my observations about politics and literature, and their, at times, complicated intersection and relationship. In the second part, I will share my experience of writing political poems, making reference to poems that I have written over the past few years. I should note before I go any further, however, that this discussion is by no means exhaustive of all aspects of political writing. And it is structured more as a series of thoughts than as a formal argument, reflecting the fact that my research on this subject is still a work in progress.

Publication Date

2017

Source Publication Title

We, Now, Here, There, Together: A-festival 2016 essays = Chúng ta, lúc này, đây, đó, cùng nhau: những tiểu luận của A-festival 2016

Editors

Ho, Tammy Lai-Ming ; Rees, Kaitlin ; Thuyên, Nhã

Start Page

9

End Page

31

Publisher

AJAR Press

Place of Publication

Hanoi

Copyright

© 2017 A-festival & authors & translators. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced without written permission.

ISBN (print)

9781548842413

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