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Garrett Hongo: Lecture

Garrett Hongo: Lecture

Hongo, Garrett
Title: Garrett Hongo: Lecture
Reading Date: Thursday, November 17, 2005

On the historical context for his poems: Japanese-American internment in WWII-12882

"Kubota to Miguel Hernández in Heaven, Leupp, Arizona, 1942." -12883

Description:

Differs from published version.


Annotation:

Hongo, Garrett. Coral Road: Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

"Kubota Writes to Vallejo About Hope"-12884

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Hongo, Garrett. "Kubota Writes to Vallejo About Hope." Poetry International 18/19 (2012): 427-428. Print.

"Kubota to the Chinese Poets Detained on Angel Island"-12885

Description:

Differs slightly from published version.


Annotation:

Hongo, Garrett. Coral Road: Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Internee Japanese Poetry from 1940s Santa Fe-12886

Description:

Poems read in Japanese and English. Recording displays distortion at 9:56.

"Kubota Returns to the Midst of Life"-12887

Description:

Published version bears the title "Kubota Returns to the Middle of Life."


Annotation:

Hongo, Garrett. Coral Road: Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

"Kubota on Kahuku Point to Maximus in Gloucester"-12888

Annotation:

Hongo, Garrett. Coral Road: Poems. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.

Reading Date: Thursday, November 17, 2005
Series: Fall Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Himmel Park Library

Garrett Hongo reads from and discusses a cycle of poems written from the point of view of Kubota, a figure based on his maternal grandfather. He also reads poems written by Japanese internees at a detention center in Santa Fe during the 1940s.

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