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The Country without a post office : poems

Author: Shahid Ali Agha
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of poems by Kashmiri-American Agha Shahid Ali finds that contemporary history has forced him to return to his homeland, not with the ease of a tourist, but as a witness to the savagery visited upon Kashmir since the 1990 uprisings. These poems evoke the tragedy of his birthplace.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shahid Ali Agha
ISBN: 0393040577 9780393040579
OCLC Number: 35270005
Notes: "ASA"--Cover.
Description: 96 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Blessed Word: A Prologue --
Farewell --
I See Kashmir from New Delhi at Midnight --
The Last Saffron --
I Dream I Am the Only Passenger on Flight 423 to Srinagar --
"Some Vision of the World Cashmere" --
"Lo, A Tint Cashmere!/ Lo, A Rose!" --
Ghaza! --
Dear Shahid --
A Pastoral --
Return to Harmony 3 --
The Country Without a Post Office --
The Floating Post Office --
The Correspondent --
A Fate's Brief Memoir --
At the Museum --
A History of Paisley --
A Footnote to History --
Son et Lumiere at Shalimar Garden --
Ghazal --
First Day of Spring --
Ghazal --
Death Row --
The City of Daughters --
Muharram in Srinagar, 1992 --
Hans Christian Ostro --
A Villanelle --
After the August Wedding in Lahore, Pakistan.
Responsibility: Agha Shahid Ali.

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This collection of poems by Kashmiri-American Agha Shahid Ali finds that contemporary history has forced him to return to his homeland, not with the ease of a tourist, but as a witness to the savagery visited upon Kashmir since the 1990 uprisings. These poems evoke the tragedy of his birthplace.

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