[Read] ➶ Migritude ➳ Shailja Patel – Submitalink.info

[Read] ➶ Migritude  ➳ Shailja Patel – Submitalink.info Beautiful, creative, honest, powerful work about identity, colonialism, power, history, migration, women Wonderful combination of prose and poetry that made it so hard to put down The book includes a description of the stage I lifted this book from an AirBNB What it was doing in Santa Barbara, I had no idea But I had been looking for it forever and there it was, waiting for me on Christmas Day when I had nothing else going on in my life.I wasn t quite sure what I was getting into I knew this was something good, I knew it riffed off Negritude, but I had no idea about the one woman play, about the saris, or about Shailja Patel herself These were all good discoveries This isn t a book in the romance sense, but a b I lifted this book from an AirBNB What it was doing in Santa Barbara, I had no idea But I had been looking for it forever and there it was, waiting for me on Christmas Day when I had nothing else going on in my life.I wasn t quite sure what I was getting into I knew this was something good, I knew it riffed off Negritude, but I had no idea about the one woman play, about the saris, or about Shailja Patel herself These were all good discoveries This isn t a book in the romance sense, but a book in the coherent argument sense She brin Ms Patel writes beautifully and sometimes brilliantly she is so spot on, capturing the patterns of abuse of all bullies everywhere, and the loneliness and frustration of feeling like you re the only one seeing it, the only one feeling the pain that is elsewhere Distraught over the death of 7 children killed with one bomb while they ate breakfast in Kabul lighten UP for chrissake it s not like YOU have family in Eye rak Her family s history as it intersects with world history waitwhat Ms Patel writes beautifully and sometimes brilliantly she is so spot on, capturing the patterns of abuse of all bullies everywhere, and the loneliness and frustration of feeling like you re the only one seeing it, the only one feeling the pain that is elsewhere Distraught over the death of 7 children killed with one bomb while they ate breakfast in Kabul li Vilken magspark till bok Otroligt vacker, drabbande och fruktansv rd.Vill k pa 10 ex, spara till mina barn och ge till alla andra jag bryr mig om Shailja has found a way to bridge an existence, to reconcile what it means to live far from home, even when home becomes a place we do not always want to remember Migritude suggests movement, but its allure is such that it transforms the basic act of movement into a performance I am made to imagine that Migritude is also a trousseau of saris, of songs one covers his nakedness with When Shailja sings it easy to think of the things she speaks of as irreconcilable, her voice delivers truths in a Shailja has found a way to bridge an existence, to reconcile what it means to live far from home, even when home becomes a place we do not always want to remember Migritude suggests movement, but its allure is such that it transforms the basic act of movement into a performance I am made to imagine that Migritude is also a trousseau of saris, of songs one covers his nakedness with When Shailja sings it easy to think of the things she speaks of as irreconcilable, her voice delivers truths in a manner that suggests that nothing can be done Indeed, as to history there is nothing that can be done But there are those other truths that are almost forgotten among us Ofte Mesmerizing Harrowing One of the most difficult books I have ever read, and one of the most powerful Thank you, Shailja, for your words Also, I gushed about how much I loved this book the Shailja on Twitter and she bought my chapbook of poetry and I am sort of floating right now. A original voice and approach that combines prose with lyric and image weaves personal experience into the greater history of South Asian migrations from Gujarat, focused on her home country Kenya Depicts quite well the changes in How many ways can you splice a history Pricea country Dice a people Slice a heart The above are some of the first lines of verse from Shailja Patel s Migritude, simple questions that indict the unending march of imperialist imperatives They are, simultaneously, a charge and an accusation to those who have benefited and continue to benefit from engineered tragedy What follows for the next hundred or so odd pages is a synthesis of mother daughter correspondence, lyrical vignettes, and poems How many ways can you splice a history Pricea country Dice a people Slice a heart The above are some of the first lines of verse from Shailja Patel s Migritude, simple questions that indict the unending march of imperialist imperatives They are, simultaneously, a charge and an accusation to those who The children in my dreams speak in Gujuratiturn their trusting faces to the sun say to me care for us nurture us in my dreams I shudder and I run.I am six in a playground of white children Darkie, sing us an Indian song Eight in a roomful of elders all mock my broken Gujurati English girl Twelve, I tunnel into books forge an armor of English words.Eighteen, shaved head combat boots shamed by masis in white saris neon judgments singe my western head.Mother tongue Matrubhasha tongue of the mo The children in my dreams speak in Gujuratiturn their The U.S Debut Of Internationally Acclaimed Poet And Performance Artist Shailja Patel, Migritude Is A Tour De Force Hybrid Text That Confounds Categories And Conventions Part Poetic Memoir, Part Political History, Migritude Weaves Together Family History, Reportage And Monologues To Create An Achingly Beautiful Portrait Of Women S Lives And Migrant Journeys Undertaken Under The Boot Print Of Empire Patel, Who Was Born In Kenya And Educated In England And The U.S., Honed Her Poetic Skills In Performances Of This Work That Have Received Standing Ovations Throughout Europe, Africa And North America She Has Been Described By The Gulf Times As The Poetic Equivalent Of Arundhati Roy And By CNN As The Face Of Globalization As A People Centered Phenomenon Of Migration And Exchange Migritude Includes Interviews With The Author, As Well As Performance Notes And Essays.

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