Rifqa (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: Mohammed El-Kurd; Aja Monet
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
Each day after school, Mohammed El-Kurd's grandmother welcomed him at the door of his home with a bouquet of jasmine. Her name was Rifqa -- she was older than Israel itself and an icon of Palestinian resilience. With razor-sharp wit and glistening moral clarity, El-Kurd lays bare the brutality of Israeli settler colonialism. His poems trace Rifqa's exile from Haifa to his family's current dispossession in Sheikh  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammed El-Kurd; Aja Monet
ISBN: 9781642595864 1642595861 9781642596601 1642596604
OCLC Number: 1280149974
Notes: Poems.
Description: xi, 97 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Mohammed El-Kurd ; foreword by Aja Monet.


Rifqa is Palestinian poet Mohammed El-Kurd's ode to his late grandmother, and to the Palestinian struggle for liberation. 'Jerusalem is ours.'  Read more...


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"May these poems challenge and awaken you. May they shake you into action. May they help you find the words for what you already know to be true... These words remind me that home is a series of Read more...

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