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Fusillade
Fusillade

Fusillade

by Jean Arasanayagam

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Language

English

Publisher

Indialog Publications

ISBN

8187981245 - Year: 2003 - Pages: 118

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: Jean Arasanayagam
Publisher: Indialog Publications
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 118
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187981245

Description

With Fusillade Jean Arasanayagam adds to her already acclaimed list of poetry books. Though the setting of the volume is primarily Sri Lanka, the tone of the poems is universal. Through this Arasanayagam once again renders voice to the thousands of oppressed people around the globe.

The poems transport the reader to the island nation scarred by a long civil war where thousands have lost their lives and the world has not even winked an eyelid. The poems, in this collection, also reflect the personal sense of alienation that remains the hallmark of most of Arasanayagam's works.

Writing from a doubly marginalized space, Arasanayagam's Fusillade poses problems, raises questions, voices protests -a gripping book which brings to fore the anxieties that the modern world tries to grapple with everyday in some way or the other.

Contents

The House of your Childhood
Wedding Photographs
Pata's Horoscope
My Deities have no Chariots
The Revolution's Come and Gone
Letters from Warzones Anywhere
Ex Bello Pax: After War, Peace
Detonations
It's the Small Lives
The Dalada Bombing
The Gun

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