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No Knowledge Is Complete Until It Passes Through My Body

No Knowledge Is Complete Until It Passes Through My Body

by Asiya Wadud

Published by: Nightboat Books

128 Pages, 6.00 x 8.00 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781643620350
  • Published: February 2021

$16.95

Through a series of transmissions and proposals, the poems in No Knowledge Is Complete Until It Passes Through My Body explore the intelligence of the body, especially bodies under duress. Wadud evokes the hum and chorus that fills us when we write to explore methods and modes of circulation, continuum, and claustrophobia. Drawing from the performance practice of Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born, Wadud asks, how does a thread of logic form? How do we extend the thread on either end so we see the lineage and continuum of our thoughts?