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Half-Lit Houses

by Tina Chang

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Four Way Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poetry / Single Author / American,
  • Poetry,
  • General,
  • American - General,
  • 20th Century American Poetry,
  • American,
  • American Contemporary Poetry,
  • Asian American Poetry,
  • Single Author - American (General),
  • Poetry / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8701952M
    ISBN 101884800521
    ISBN 109781884800528
    OCLC/WorldCa55131780

    She was a finalist for an Asian American Literary Award from the Asian American Writers' Workshop, for Half-Lit Houses. Books. Half-Lit Houses. Four Way Books. ISBN Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia and Beyond. W. W. Norton. ISBN Of Gods & Strangers. Four Way Education: MFA from Columbia University’s School of . Tina Chang is the Poet Laureate of Brooklyn, New York, where she lives with her family. She is the author of two previous collections of poetry—including Half-Lit Houses, a finalist for the Asian American Literary Award—and coeditor of the seminal anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond.

    Tina Chang was born in Oklahoma, in , to Chinese immigrants, who had met in Montreal, where her mother was working as a nurse and her father was earning his doctorate in physics. Chang moved with her family to New York City when she was a year old/5. I pick a book from the bookshelf within my bedroom and scan a page/poem/chapter from within that book and place that section here on this page. Franz Kafka - Selected short stories. Tina Chang - Half - lit houses. Not here - A queer anthology of loneliness. Sylvia Plath - The Colossus.

    The first female to be named poet laureate of Brooklyn, she is the author of the poetry collections Hybrida (Norton, ), Of Gods & Strangers (Four Way Books, ), and .   Tina Chang. Tina Chang, Brooklyn Poet Laureate, is the author of Half-Lit Houses (), Of Gods & Strangers (), and most recently Hybrida () which was named A Most Anticipated Book of by NPR, Lit Hub, The Millions, Oprah magazine, Publisher’s Weekly and was named a New York Times Book Review New & Noteworthy is also the co-editor of the W.W. .


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Half-Lit Houses by Tina Chang Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tina Chang’s book Half-Lit Houses chronicles family heritage with simple diction that delivers a powerful declaration. Her poetry explores family partnership and social restraints through images that deal with vanity, ruin, loss/death and famine.

Some of her poems also appear in an anthology titled Poetry Thirty: Thirty-Something American /5(4). Half-Lit Houses book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tina Chang’s poems address the problems of family and heritage, init 4/5. Tina Chang’s book Half-Lit Houses chronicles family heritage with simple diction that delivers a powerful declaration.

Her poetry explores family partnership and social restraints through images that deal with vanity, ruin, loss/death and famine/5. A Publishers Weekly Best Book of A stirring and confident examination of mixed-race identity, violence, and history skillfully rendered through the lens of this timely, assured collection, Tina Chang confronts the complexities of raising a mixed-race child during Brand: Four Way Books.

Half-Lit Houses (Paperback) By Tina Chang. Four Way Books,96pp. Publication Date: April 1, List Price: * * Individual store prices may vary.

Description. Tina Chang utilizes this technique to great effect through much of Half-Lit Houses. For instance, in "Hunger," one of several poems that explore the author's pre-history, "the bomb" gets angry and transforms itself into the godless famine that plagued mainland. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chang, Tina.

Half-lit houses. New York City: Four Way Books ; Lebanon, NH: Distributed by Half-Lit Houses book. Half-Lit Houses Tina Chang. MY FATHER DREAMS. He is shrinking by degrees but no one is counting. To the East, fishermen cast nets over his the West, rocks fill up his wife’s shoes.

She will never walk again. Even when he is standing like a headless nail, a battered fish, he refuses all the food that is Half-Lit Houses book him. Tina Chang. Brooklyn Poet Laureate, Tina Chang, was raised in New York is the author of the poetry collections Half-Lit Houses and Of Gods & Strangers (Four Way Books) and co-editor of the anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia and Beyond (W.W.

Norton, ) along with Nathalie Handal and Ravi Shankar. Half Lit. 1, likes 7 talking about this. Half Lit is a gourmet line of medicinal confections, handmade with the finest organic ingredients from sucker to ers: K. item 9 Half-Lit Houses by Tina Chang (English) Paperback Book 8 - Half-Lit Houses by Tina Chang (English) Paperback Book.

$ +$ shipping. About this item. Condition. Very Good. Quantity. 3 available. Format. Paperback / softback. EAN. Publisher. Pan Macmillan. Weight. grams. Country of Publication. United Kingdom. Tina Chang, the current Poet Laureate of Brooklyn (and the first woman to serve in this role) is the author of three collections of poetry: Hybrida, Of Gods & Strangers, and Half-Lit Houses.

Susan Choi is the author of the critically-acclaimed novels The Foreign Student, American Woman, A Person of Interest, My Education, and, most recently.

Tina Chang. Norton, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Why I Write: Tina Chang; OTHER BOOKS. Of Gods & Strangers; Half-Lit Houses; Buy this book.

Half-Lit Houses Tina Chang’s poems address the problems of family and heritage, initially inhabiting formally patterned stanzas that mimic the boundaries and bonds that are her subject, and then opening into free(-er) verse as the collection progresses and tries to break out Brand: Northwestern University Press.

Tina Chang, Brooklyn Poet Laureate, is the author of Half-Lit Houses (), Of Gods & Strangers (), and most recently Hybrida () which was named A Most Anticipated Book of by NPR, Lit Hub, The Millions, Oprah magazine, Publisher’s Weekly and was named a New York Times Book Review New & Noteworthy collection.

She is also the co-editor of the W.W. Norton anthology. Tina Chang was raised in New York City. She is the first female to be named Poet Laureate of Brooklyn and is the author of the collections of poetry Hybrida (), Of Gods & Strangers (), and Half-Lit Houses ().

She is also the co-editor of the W.W. Norton anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond ().

Hybrida by Tina Chang. reviewed by Carly Rubin. With its poems of motherhood, of childhood, of race and difference, of being and loving, and of the body, Tina Chang’s Hybrida offers readers plenty to hold on to.

This is Chang’s third full-length collection, following Half-Lit Houses () and Of Gods and Strangers ().In each, Chang, who is the Poet Laureate of Brooklyn.

Invention By Tina Chang. On an island, an open road. where an animal has been crushed in a nursery book, a language of childsplay. Everything unfurls. in pictures: soil is washed from the soles of feet, a woman Half-Lit Houses (Four Way Books, ) More About this Poem.

More Poems by Tina Chang. Empress Dowager Boogies. By Tina Chang. She is the first female to be named Poet Laureate of Brooklyn and is the author of the collections of poetry Hybrida (), Of Gods & Strangers (), and Half-Lit Houses (). She is also the co-editor of the W.W. Norton anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond ().

THE WELL-CRAFTED SURFACE: TINA CHANG’S HALF-LIT HOUSES BY SARAH TALPOS. In her debut collection, Half-Lit Houses, Tina Chang proves to be a master of the well-crafted surface. Whether written in tercets, quatrains, sections, compact single stanzas, or long-lined multi-stanzas, these poems refract like gems with intense density and shard-like.

Origin & Ash By Tina Chang. Powder rises. from a compact, platters full of peppermints, Ashes on my open book. Ashes in mother's hair. Ashes on my baby brother. The streets are arid, driven toward fire.

Source: Half-Lit Houses (Four Way Books, ) More About this Poem.Of Gods & Strangers Tina Chang. Four Way (UPNE, dist.), $ trade paper (p) ISBN Half-Lit Houses; Buy this book The dowager poems, scattered throughout the book.Tina Chang.

Tina Chang was raised in New York City. The current Brooklyn Poet Laureate, she is the author of Of Gods & Strangers (Four Way Books), Half-Lit Houses (Four Way Books) and co-editor of the anthology Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (W.W.

Norton).Her poems have been published in American Poet, Indiana Review, McSweeney’s, The.