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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

Warsan Shire

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 r...
Publish Date
2011
December 29
Goodreads rating
4.31
ISBN
8601400635230
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