Cribs

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Abstract

Cribs is a discrete sequence of poems probing into the manifolds of the book's title word: "crib" as a small child's bed, as literal translation, as plagiarism, as a summary or key to understanding a literary work, as a manger for feeding animals, as confinement, as home, as a memory aid for illegal immigrants, and so on. Speaking in a forked/chopsticked tongue, the author explores translingual and cross-cultural terrains where the inchoate, tangential, and back-translational emerge and diverge to unsettle an adopted diction.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherTinfish Press
ISBN (Print)9780975937617
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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HUANG, Y. (2005). Cribs. Tinfish Press.