A Warning to the House That Holds Me (Heftet)

Serie: flap pamphlet series 19

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2019
Antall sider: 48
Forlag: Flipped Eye Publishing Limited
Språk: Engelsk
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Serienummer: 19
ISBN/EAN: 9781905233571
Omtale A Warning to the House That Holds Me
A Warning to the House That Holds Me builds on the milestones and mythology of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo to perform a deeply personal act of reclaiming power. Fully aware of the political significance of rejecting the dominant, Amina weaves together a series of poems that pay homage to her home country and lineage - exploring displacement, dual nationality and Somali history. Drawing on a long tradition of Somali storytelling, these poems achieve the complex balance of being as conversational as they are crafted. Brimming in them is a sense of longing for escape, yet accepting the inescapable reality of generational trauma and the ever present grip of a mother's embrace.

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