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Author: John Asfour
Publisher: Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2011.
Series: Hugh MacLennan poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sense of exile and belonging dominates the poems, following the journey of a blind man whose life in his new land has been hampered by prejudice and barriers to communication. Exposing the rich and surprising possibilities of a life that has undergone a frightening transformation, Blindfold relates feelings of loss, displacement, and disorientation experienced not only by the disabled but by everyone who finds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Asfour, John.
Blindfold.
Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Asfour
ISBN: 9780773585607 0773585605 1283529254 9781283529259
OCLC Number: 805829829
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 95 pages).
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""A Different World""; ""Mediterranean Eyes""; ""The Blind Shepherd""; ""Call to Mind""; ""Admitting the Light""; ""Telling Her Stories""; ""The Straw Chair""; ""Uncle""; ""Silver Threads""; ""Wings""; ""December 25th""; ""The Intruder""; ""A Sunday in June""; ""Blindfold""; ""The Cutting Edge""; ""Surgery""; ""Ultimate""; ""Anticipation""; ""A Shot in the Paper""; ""Reflections""; ""Booting the PC""; ""Confined Kisses""; ""Did Not Own Up""; ""Beyond Belief""; ""In the Metro""; ""The Interview""; ""The Curtain�s Down""; ""Division of Labour""; ""Etched on the Mind"" ""Falling-Out""""Black Hole""; ""Eggs""; ""Morning Coffee""; ""Oblivious""; ""At Fifty-Five""; ""Passing Desires""; ""Repudiation""; ""Second Hand Love""; ""Short of History""; ""Waiting""; ""Casual Hand Shake""; ""We Only Meet in a Poem Now""; ""Acknowledgments""
Series Title: Hugh MacLennan poetry series.
Responsibility: John Mikhail Asfour.
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