The shock of arrival : reflections on the postcolonial experience (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The shock of arrival : reflections on the postcolonial experience

Author: Meena Alexander
Publisher: Boston, MA : South End Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Shock of Arrival, acclaimed South Asian American poet and novelist Meena Alexander unleashes a fury of prose and poetry to confront the stereotypes and explore the challenges facing postcolonial immigrants in America.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meena Alexander
ISBN: 0896085465 9780896085466 0896085457 9780896085459
OCLC Number: 1037544757
Description: pages
Contents: Another Voice --
Piecemeal Shelters --
Art of Pariahs --
Language and Shame --
Alphabets of Flesh --
Passion --
Skin Song --
Whose House is This? --
House of a Thousand Doors --
Hotel Alexandria --
Sidi Syed's Architecture --
Tangled Roots --
Poem by the Wellside --
Boating --
Her Garden --
Erupting Words --
Aunt Chinna --
Coda from Night-Scene --
Bordering Ourselves --
Her Mother's Words --
Ashtamudi Lake --
Translating Violence --
Desert Rose --
Estrangement Becomes the Mark of the Eagle --
Accidental Markings --
Great Brown River --
The Storm: A Poem in Five Parts --
That Other Body --
'A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse ... ' --
New World Aria --
No Nation Woman --
White Horseman Blues --
Migrant Music --
A Durable Past --
Performing the Word --
For Safdar Hashmi Beaten to Death Just Outside Delhi --
Moloyashree --
Making up Memory --
Brief Chronicle by Candlelight --
San Andreas Fault --
The Shock of Arrival --
Paper Filled with Light --
Fracturing the Iconic Feminine. In Search of Sarojini Naidu --
Theater of Sense --
Aftermath: Title Search --
Well Jumped Women.
Responsibility: by Meena Alexander.

Abstract:

In Shock of Arrival, acclaimed South Asian American poet and novelist Meena Alexander unleashes a fury of prose and poetry to confront the stereotypes and explore the challenges facing postcolonial immigrants in America.

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