Death by Sex Machine Read Online Free - Poetry. In Death by Sex Machine fem-surrogate cyborgs of manga and film are used as a force "for understanding personal suppression of language," a series of poems made uncomfortable by both what is said and not said.
|Title||:||Death by Sex Machine|
|Number of Pages||:||48 pages|
December 06, 2017
a lot of these poems were cathartic and almost terrifying for me to read from how closely the concepts reflected on the objectification and alienation of my own body under two dominating spheres of gender & race
January 14, 2018
I just devoured this book whole in one sitting. Exquisite collection with wicked word play and wit and sharp attentiveness to language and what it means to be woman/machine/woman/machine in this world of ours. Highly recommend.
December 18, 2017
"A scientist made a machine girl and wedded her to the Internet. He walked her down the aisle and said, Teach her well. The trolls rubbed their soft hands on their soft thighs." - "A Brief History of Cyborgs"
I love Franny Choi's work, so I was excited to pick up this chapbook from Sibling Rivalry...
October 27, 2017
Franny Choi has again succeeded at writing a cerebral, haunting, and at times deeply visceral work of poetry. Death by Sex Machine focuses around the stories of Asian depicted robot women from movies and manga as well as the author’s experience being treated as a silent docile fetish object. Choi...
December 27, 2017
There are books that you will read and not understand. That has nothing to do with the quality of the book. It's lazy to say, "I don't get it", because I do get bits and pieces of it. We should read poetry we don't understand so we can learn how to read and understand it. Just like we're not born...
January 10, 2018
Unlike any other poetry collection I’ve read. That’s a good thing, in case you’re wondering