also serve as statements about how history is written and how it should be written, manifestos of sorts.
I question Price's inattention to actual commonplace books, private anthologies
as opposed to the gift books, annuals, and elocution manuals she invokes in order to posit a common culture of anthology readers.
Although I wondered why such writers as Fred Wah, Ashok Mathur, Larissa Lai, and Anita Rau Badami are missing from the anthology, I recognize--as we all should--that anthologies
are selective by nature, and exclusions are inevitable.
Directed at the principles that individual names represent, Monro's anxiety reveals that, in order to understand modernism's origins and how these anthologies
constructed modernism as a concept, we need to flip the question from one of production to one of reception.
are easier, teachable, and fun, since they are attractively produced as "clear texts.
Importantly, New Bones' "Introduction" respectfully locates its contents in the continuum of the black literary tradition, but the focus here is to specify a body of writings that, no doubt, will serve as the major barometer for future anthologies
of black literature.
Vidov enlisted dancer-actor Mikhail Baryshnikov to co-produce one of the anthologies
in 1995, which led to a variety of well-known actors coming on board to provide voices, including Jessica Lange, Shirley MacLaine, Gregory Hines, Julio Iglesias, Bill Murray and Catherine Deneuve.
Despite the inherent flaws of the species, these anthologies
are worth reading.
Apart from earlier English anthologies
of general Arabic literary writings that included sections on Palestinian literature, there have been English anthologies
of specifically Palestinian writings before the one under review, such as Sulafa Hijjawi's Poetry of Resistance in Occupied Palestine (Baghdad, 1968), Naseer Aruri and Edmund Ghareeb's Enemy of the Sun: Poetry of Palestinian Resistance (Washington, D.
While these anthologies
are helpful with fiction books published in the past, there is no such help for currently published fiction books with deaf characters.
Bare Bones Software has produced only 1000 BBEdit Anthologies
and each are individually numbered.
The challenge is that the field of noncanonical anthologies
is long-lived (well over a century old) and richly stocked (with recent titles like Hummers, Knucklers, and Slow Curves: Contemporary Baseball Poems  and Counting Caterpillars and Other Math Poems ).