In Praise Of Fragments

byMeena AlexanderForeword byLeah Souffrant

February 14, 2020|
In Praise Of Fragments by Meena Alexander
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In Praise of Fragments is a collection of various and inter-related works, including a sequence of poems written about Venetian Jewish poet Sarra Copia Sulam (1592–1641), lyric essays about Venice, a suite of poems about Hyderabad, where Alexander lived for many years, and a series of brief sketches of memoir about her childhood in Kerala, the subject of her groundbreaking memoir Fault Lines. The writings are accompanied by a series of sumi ink drawings by Alexander and an afterword by Leah Suffrant.
Meena Alexander was born in Allahabad, India. She turned five on the Indian Ocean, on the journey with her mother from India to Sudan. She was raised both in Kerala, South India and in Khartoum, Sudan. Her books of poetry include Atmospheric Embroidery, Birthplace with Buried Stones, Quickly Changing River, Raw Silk, and Illiterate Hea...
Title:In Praise Of Fragments
Product dimensions:104 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.31 in
Shipping dimensions:104 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.31 in
Published:February 14, 2020
Publisher:Nightboat Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781643620121

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