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Illiterate heart

Author: Meena Alexander
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : TriQuarterly Books, 2002.
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A collection of autobiographical poems by Meena Alexander. Her poetry emerges as a consciousness moving between two worlds, between memory and present-day experience. Her experience of exile is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Meena, 1951-
Illiterate heart.
Evanston, Ill. : TriQuarterly Books, 2002
(OCoLC)606830453
Online version:
Alexander, Meena, 1951-
Illiterate heart.
Evanston, Ill. : TriQuarterly Books, 2002
(OCoLC)607800379
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meena Alexander
ISBN: 0810151170 9780810151178 0810151189 9780810151185
OCLC Number: 48857982
Description: 106 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Provenance --
She Hears a Gold Flute --
Heat Wave --
Port Sudan --
Elegy for My Father --
Reading Rumi As the Phone Rings --
Muse --
Choric Meditation --
Fragments --
House --
Civil Strife --
Indigo --
Mirror of Earth --
Glyphs --
Valley --
Man in a Red Shirt --
Translated Lives --
Gold Horizon --
An Honest Sentence --
Indian April --
Taxicabwallah --
Illiterate Heart --
Rites of Sense --
Red Parapet --
Chennai Afternoon --
Low Hills of Bavaria --
Giving Names to Stones --
Daffodils --
Roadside Music --
Water Table --
Poem in Late October --
Diary of Dreams --
Black River, Walled Garden.
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"When I read these poems even silently, I hear them. The language is so clear, the telling so clean, the feeling so deep. This is a big collection, generous, and beautiful. A happiness at its darkest Read more...

 
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