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Meena Alexander's poetry emerges as a consciousness moving between the worlds of memory and the present, enhanced by multiple languages. Her experience of exile is translated into the intimate exploration of her connections to both India and America. In one poem the thirteenth-century Persian poet Rumi visits with her while she speaks on the phone in her New York apartment, and in another she evokes fellow-poet Allen Ginsberg in the India she herself has left behind. Drawing on the fascinating images and languages of her dual life, Alexander deftly weaves together contradictory geographies, thoughts, and feelings.

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Winner of the 2002 PEN Open Book Award

Recipient of 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship

About the Author

Meena Alexander was born in Allahabad, India. She has published numerous books, including two novels, Manhattan Music and Nampally Road, and a book of poems and essays, The Shock of Arrival: Reflections on Postcolonial Experience. Her memoir, Fault Lines, was chosen as one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 1993. The Royal Festival Hall in London commissioned a poem by her on New York for Poetry International 2002. Alexander lives in New York City, where she is a Distinguished Professor of English at Hunter College and the Graduate Center at the City University of New York.

Table of 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

Map

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

Notes

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810151185
Author:
Alexander, Meena
Publisher:
Triquarterly Books
Location:
Evanston, Ill.
Subject:
India
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
East Indian Americans
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
107-56
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
106
Dimensions:
9 x 5.5 in

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