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Radical hope : letters of love and dissent in dangerous times / edited by Carolina De Robertis.

Contributor(s): De Robertis, Carolina [editor.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: x, 258 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016 | Political participation -- United States -- History -- 21st century | United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century | Protest movements -- United States -- History -- 21st century | American letters -- 21st century | Protest movements -- United States -- History -- 21st century | American letters | Political participation | Presidents -- Election | Protest movements | Social conditions | United States | 2000-2099Genre/Form: Essays. | History. | Personal correspondence. | Personal correspondence. | Essays.DDC classification: 306.0973/0905
Contents:
A Symphony of Voices / Carolina De Robertis -- Radical Hope / Junot Diaz -- ROOTS. Dear Mama Harriet / Alicia Garza -- The Lantern / Roxana Robinson -- Dear Henry / Lisa See -- Not a Moment but a Movement / Jewelle Gomez -- A Letter to My Son / Hari Kunzru -- Dreams From Our Fathers / Faith Adiele -- America / Parnaz Foroutan -- Dear Chebon / Chip Livingston -- BRANCHES. Human Rights is the Handhold, Pass it On / Mohja Kahf -- You / Achy Obejas -- A Time to Demand the Impossible / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- A 'Holla' From the West Side / Cherrie Moraga -- What I Mean / Kate Schatz -- Dear Mr. Roell / Boris Fishman -- While You Are Standing / Karen Joy Fowler -- To the Woman Standing in Line at the Store / Elmaz Abinader -- Dear Millenials / Aya de León -- Is There No Hope? / Jane Smiley -- Grace and Karma Under Orange Caesar / Luis Alberto Urrea -- #FuckFascism #FuckthePatriarchy / Mona Eltahawy -- The Fear and the Resistance / Jeff Chang -- SEEDS. A Letter to My Daughter / Claire Messud -- The Most Important Act of Resistance / Meredith Russo -- To My Goddaughter / Reyna Grande -- Language is How You Will Make Yourself / Katie Kitamura -- You Are My Kind / iO Tillet Wright -- Zenaida / Francisco Goldman -- Stay Open / Celeste Ng -- Rambling Thoughts for Roscoe / Peter Orner -- Queridisima Palomita: a Letter to My Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaughter / Cristina Garcia -- POSTSCRIPT. Signs from the Women's March / Carolina De Robertis.
Summary: Radical Hope is a collection of letters to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election-- Provided by publisher.
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Radical Hope is a collection of letters to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election-- Provided by publisher.

A Symphony of Voices / Carolina De Robertis -- Radical Hope / Junot Diaz -- ROOTS. Dear Mama Harriet / Alicia Garza -- The Lantern / Roxana Robinson -- Dear Henry / Lisa See -- Not a Moment but a Movement / Jewelle Gomez -- A Letter to My Son / Hari Kunzru -- Dreams From Our Fathers / Faith Adiele -- America / Parnaz Foroutan -- Dear Chebon / Chip Livingston -- BRANCHES. Human Rights is the Handhold, Pass it On / Mohja Kahf -- You / Achy Obejas -- A Time to Demand the Impossible / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- A 'Holla' From the West Side / Cherrie Moraga -- What I Mean / Kate Schatz -- Dear Mr. Roell / Boris Fishman -- While You Are Standing / Karen Joy Fowler -- To the Woman Standing in Line at the Store / Elmaz Abinader -- Dear Millenials / Aya de León -- Is There No Hope? / Jane Smiley -- Grace and Karma Under Orange Caesar / Luis Alberto Urrea -- #FuckFascism #FuckthePatriarchy / Mona Eltahawy -- The Fear and the Resistance / Jeff Chang -- SEEDS. A Letter to My Daughter / Claire Messud -- The Most Important Act of Resistance / Meredith Russo -- To My Goddaughter / Reyna Grande -- Language is How You Will Make Yourself / Katie Kitamura -- You Are My Kind / iO Tillet Wright -- Zenaida / Francisco Goldman -- Stay Open / Celeste Ng -- Rambling Thoughts for Roscoe / Peter Orner -- Queridisima Palomita: a Letter to My Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaughter / Cristina Garcia -- POSTSCRIPT. Signs from the Women's March / Carolina De Robertis.

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