In this ambitious and moving work – a hybrid of memoir, polemic and cultural criticism – the US poet and academic explores the ‘melancholia’ of the working classes. Her central thesis is that – erased, marginalised and silenced by mainstream culture – the working-class subject is faced with an impossible choice: attempt to assimilate into […]
To access this content, you must be a subscriber to New Welsh Review. Subscribe today Existing subscribers, log in to view this content.