skip to content
Seam Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Seam

Author: Tarfia Faizullah
Publisher: Carbondale : Crab Orchard Review & Southern Illinois University Press, [2014]
Series: Crab Orchard award series in poetry.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army during the 1971 Liberation War. As the child of Bangladeshi immigrants, the poet in turn explores her own losses, as well as the complexities of bearing witness to the atrocities  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faizullah, Tarfia.
Seam
(DLC) 2013028019
(OCoLC)852745800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tarfia Faizullah
ISBN: 0809333260 9780809333264 1306452481 9781306452489
OCLC Number: 870869398
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1971; En Route to Bangladesh, Another Crisis of Faith; Reading Willa Cather in Bangladesh; [I place one foot then the other . . .]; Dhaka Aubade; Elegy with Her Red-Tipped Fingers; Reading Tranströmer in Bangladesh; Instructions for the Interviewer; [Tell her what happened to you . . .]; Interview with a Birangona: 1. What were you doing when they came for you?; Interview with a Birangona: 2. Where did the Pakistani military take you, and were there others there?; Interviewer's Note: i. [You walk past white high-rises]. Interview with a Birangona: 3. Would you consider yourself a survivor or a victim?Interviewer's Note: ii. [You listen to the percussion]; Interview with a Birangona: 4. Were there other women there? Did you get along with them?; The Interviewer Acknowledges Desire; Interview with a Birangona: 5. Who was in charge at this camp? What were your days like?; Reading Willa Cather in Bangladesh; Interviewer's Note: iii. [If burnt, she said, I' ll turn to ash,]; Interview with a Birangona: 6. Many of the birangona had children by Pakistani soldiers. Did you have a child as well? Interviewer's Note: iv. [Today there is no drinking]The Interviewer Acknowledges Shame; Interview with a Birangona: 7. Do you have siblings? Where were they?; Interviewer's Note: v. [But wasn't it the neat narrative]; The Interviewer Acknowledges Grief; Interview with a Birangona: 8. After the war was over, what did you do? Did you go back home?; Reading Celan at the Liberation War Museum; [Many corpses are stacked, . . .]; Aubade Ending with the Death of a Mosquito; Dhaka Nocturne; Reading Willa Cather in Bangladesh; En Route to Bangladesh, Another Crisis of Faith. [I struggled my way . . .]Other books in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry; Back Cover.
Series Title: Crab Orchard award series in poetry.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Tarfia Faizullah.

Abstract:

The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army during the 1971 Liberation War. As the child of Bangladeshi immigrants, the poet in turn explores her own losses, as well as the complexities of bearing witness to the atrocities these war heroines endured. Throughout the volume, the narrator endeavors to bridge generational and cultural gaps even as the victims recount the horror of grief and personal loss.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

""Why call any of it back?" Tarfia Faizullah asks in her gorgeous and powerful debut collection, "Seam." The answer lies in the notion of legacy, our relationships to the troubled histories we Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/870869398> # Seam
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "870869398" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ilu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/811.6/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1067691> ; # Poetry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1791420559#Topic/literary_criticism_poetry> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--Poetry
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/305018488> ; # Tarfia Faizullah
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "The poems in this captivating collection weave beauty with violence, the personal with the historic as they recount the harrowing experiences of the two hundred thousand female victims of rape and torture at the hands of the Pakistani army during the 1971 Liberation War. As the child of Bangladeshi immigrants, the poet in turn explores her own losses, as well as the complexities of bearing witness to the atrocities these war heroines endured. Throughout the volume, the narrator endeavors to bridge generational and cultural gaps even as the victims recount the horror of grief and personal loss."@en ;
    schema:description "Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1971; En Route to Bangladesh, Another Crisis of Faith; Reading Willa Cather in Bangladesh; [I place one foot then the other . . .]; Dhaka Aubade; Elegy with Her Red-Tipped Fingers; Reading Tranströmer in Bangladesh; Instructions for the Interviewer; [Tell her what happened to you . . .]; Interview with a Birangona: 1. What were you doing when they came for you?; Interview with a Birangona: 2. Where did the Pakistani military take you, and were there others there?; Interviewer's Note: i. [You walk past white high-rises]."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1791420559> ; # Poems.
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1791420559#Series/crab_orchard_award_series_in_poetry> ; # Crab Orchard award series in poetry.
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1791420559#Series/crab_orchard_series_in_poetry> ; # Crab Orchard Series in Poetry
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/852745800> ;
    schema:name "Seam"@en ;
    schema:productID "870869398" ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/warw/detail.action?docID=1632045> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/buffalo/detail.action?docID=1632045> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=1632045> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=699882> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10837771> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1632045> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/stanford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1632045> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/utah/detail.action?docID=1632045> ;
    schema:url <http://muse.jhu.edu/books/9780809333264/> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=1632045> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1632045> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=576499> ;
    schema:url <http://www.utah.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1632045_0> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306452489> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780809333264> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/870869398> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1791420559#Series/crab_orchard_award_series_in_poetry> # Crab Orchard award series in poetry.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/870869398> ; # Seam
    schema:name "Crab Orchard award series in poetry." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1791420559#Topic/literary_criticism_poetry> # LITERARY CRITICISM--Poetry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--Poetry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1067691> # Poetry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Poetry"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/305018488> # Tarfia Faizullah
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Faizullah" ;
    schema:givenName "Tarfia" ;
    schema:name "Tarfia Faizullah" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1791420559> # Poems.
    schema:name "Poems." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780809333264>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0809333260" ;
    schema:isbn "9780809333264" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306452489>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1306452481" ;
    schema:isbn "9781306452489" ;
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/stanford-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1632045>
    rdfs:comment "Available to Stanford-affiliated users." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.