Summary: In Dionne Brand's incantatory deeply engaged beautifully crafted long poem the question is asked What would an inventory of the tumultuous early years of this new century have to account for? Alert to the upheavals that mark those years Brand bears powerful witness to the seemingly unending wars the ascendance of fundamentalisms the nameless casualties that bloom out from near and distant streets. An inventory in form and substance Brand's poem reckons with the revolutionary songs le ...show moreft to fragment the postmodern cities drowned and blistering the devastation flickering across TV screens grown rhythmic and predictable. ''Inventory'' is an urgent and burning lamentation. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 06
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