( Ghost Gestures ) (Paperback)

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Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Drama African & African American Studies. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. Winner of the 2019 Gold Line Press Nonfiction Chapbook Contest. How can you return to where you've never been? ( GHOST GESTURES ) conjures diaspora hauntings and traces black bodies across space and time. In Dakar and Banjul, Detroit and Montreal, Tlaxcala and R o Pi dras, Gabrielle Civil showcases black bodies dancing, hiding, and re-emerging. In performance writing, she invokes the doll, the queen, and the ghost to explore where black women have never and always been. She plays hide-and-seek with her own transforming body and tackles history, identity, art, and desire. bring this here / bring this back / keep this here / bring us back / bring us here / bring us back to this. Incorporating chants, notations, images, and scores, ( GHOST GESTURES ) will spirit you away.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781938900389
ISBN-10: 1938900383
Publisher: Gold Line Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2021
Pages: 98
Language: English