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White Blight

By: Publication details: UK; Argos Books; 2015Description: 70 Pages; HardbackISBN:
  • 9781938247217
DDC classification:
  • 839.71
Summary: Accusatory, loving, full of grief and sage truths, Athena Farrokhzad's WHITE BLIGHT speaks eloquently to the troubled inheritance of diasporic survival. Through a litany of terse voices, Jennifer Hayashida's sensitive translation describes the nexus of filial obligations and projections under which the narrator sinks from view. The intense beauty of devastation and the poignancy of betrayal emerge with startling frankness: 'Your family will never be resurrected like roses after a fire.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi Poetry and Drama 839.71 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC021175
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore Poetry and Drama 839.71 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC021219
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Accusatory, loving, full of grief and sage truths, Athena Farrokhzad's WHITE BLIGHT speaks eloquently to the troubled inheritance of diasporic survival. Through a litany of terse voices, Jennifer Hayashida's sensitive translation describes the nexus of filial obligations and projections under which the narrator sinks from view. The intense beauty of devastation and the poignancy of betrayal emerge with startling frankness: 'Your family will never be resurrected like roses after a fire.

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