Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine

nonfiction essays poetry race challenging emotional reflective fast-paced

169 pages | first published 2014

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Claudia Rankine’s bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seemingly slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensive...
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Moods

reflective 78%
emotional 72%
challenging 66%
informative 37%
sad 34%
dark 29%
tense 20%
inspiring 10%
hopeful 4%
funny 1%

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medium 37%
slow 9%

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