Not a British Subject: Race and Poetry in the UK

“A mostly white poetic establishment prevails over a patronizing culture that presents minority poets as exceptional cases — to be held at arm’s length like colonial curiosities in an otherwise uninterrupted tradition extending back through a pure and rarefied language.” Other Room reader Sandeep Parmar writes on race and poetry in the UK at Los Angeles Review of Books.

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