Blood is Blood by Carolyn Marie SouaidBlood is Blood by Carolyn Marie Souaid

Blood is Blood

byCarolyn Marie Souaid, Endre Farkas

Paperback | September 30, 2010

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Blood is Blood is a collaborative book-length poem for two-voices, dealing with the bloodshed in the Middle East, a version of which was commissioned for CBC Radio in 2006. Souaid, of Christian Lebanese descent, and Farkas, the child of Jewish Holocaust survivors give this piece a special resonance. Blood is Blood,/i> is a powerful encounter between two poets, from diametrically-opposed backgrounds, whose cultural and personal lives intersect, clash and confront the truths and fictions that have become the destructive reality of Jews and Arabs trying to co-exist in the Middle East. Artistically, it is an innovative tapestry of images, sound and text that challenges viewers to confront their own attitudes about this volatile relationship and conflict in general. Although set in the troubled Middle East, its narrative speaks to tribal wars that have wreaked havoc around the globe: in Ireland, in the former Yugoslavia, in Russia, in Darfur, in Zimbabwe, and elsewhere.

The 15-minute video-poem included in the book is a powerful visual interpretation of the text.

Carolyn Marie Souaid has been writing and publishing poetry for over 20 years. The author of six books and the winner of the David McKeen Award for her first collection, Swimming into the Light, she has also been shortlisted for the A.M. Klein Prize and the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Much of her work deals with the bridging of worlds;...
Title:Blood is BloodFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 7.5 × 6.05 × 0.17 inPublished:September 30, 2010Publisher:Signature EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897109466

ISBN - 13:9781897109465

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