Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

Downloadable Audiobook - 2017
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What elevates teaching my mother how to give birth, what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times - as in Tayeb Salih's work - and translating to the realm of lyric the work of the likes of Nawal El Saadawi. As Rumi said, "Love will find its way through all languages on its own"; in teaching my mother how to give birth, Warsan's début pamphlet, we witness the unearthing of a poet who finds her way through all preconceptions to strike the heart directly.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Random House Audio, 2017
ISBN: 9781524774257
1524774251
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: audio file,rda
digital,rda
1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min., 19 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Shire, Warsan 1988-

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