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Invasive species

Author: Marwa Helal
Publisher: New York : Nightboat Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Invasive species, Marwa Helal's searing politically charged poems touch on our collective humanity and build new pathways for empathy, etching themselves into memory. This work centers on urgent themes in our cultural landscape, creating space for unseen victims of discriminatory foreign (read: immigration) policy: migrants, refugees--the displaced. Helal transfers lived experiences of dislocation and relocation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Prose poems
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marwa Helal
ISBN: 9781937658939 1937658937
OCLC Number: 1082876353
Notes: Poems.
Description: 131 pages : illustration, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Invasive species --
Immigration as a second language --
I am made to leave I am made to return
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Marwa Helal.

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A vernacular debut that uncompromisingly journeys towards its sole destination: the decolonization of the imagination  Read more...
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Marwa Helal has lived, not always by her own choice, both in Egypt and in America, belonging to both countries and to neither: "I have been missing home my entire life," she writes. In the same way, Read more...

 
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