- Author:Bhanu Kapil
- Publisher:Nightboat Books
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- Seller:Integrity Books & Music
- Sales Rank:750,004
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
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- Dimensions (in):7.4 x 5.3 x 0.3
- Publication Date:September 20, 2011
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Poetry. Cross-Genre. Asian American Studies. SCHIZOPHRENE traces the intersections of migration and mental illness as they unfold in post-Partition diasporic communities. Bhanu Kapil brings forward the question of a healing narrative and explores trauma and place through a somatic, poetic and cross-cultural psychiatric enquiry. Who was here? Who will never be here? Who has not yet arrived and never will? Towards an arrival without being, this notebook-book returns a body to a site, the shards re-forming in mid-air: for an instant. "Poignant, rich, delicious, a book to return to again and again"—Gail Scott.
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