In Praise of Fragments
Meena Alexander

In Praise of Fragments

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In Praise of Fragments, the last book from internationally acclaimed poet Meena Alexander, who passed away in late 2018 collects various and inter-related works, including a sequence of poems written about Venetian Jewish poet Sarra Copia Sulam (1592-1641), lyric essays about Venice, a suite of poems about Hyderabad, where Alexander lived for many years, and a series of brief sketches of memoir about her childhood in Kerala, the subject of her groundbreaking memoir Fault Lines. The writings are accompanied by a series of sumi ink drawings by Alexander and an afterword by Leah Suffrant.
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Published by: Nightboat Books
Pub date: 02/04/2020
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9781643620121
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    In Praise of Fragments, the last book from internationally acclaimed poet Meena Alexander, who passed away in late 2018 collects various and inter-related works, including a sequence of poems written about Venetian Jewish poet Sarra Copia Sulam (1592-1641), lyric essays about Venice, a suite of poems about Hyderabad, where Alexander lived for many years, and a series of brief sketches of memoir about her childhood in Kerala, the subject of her groundbreaking memoir Fault Lines. The writings are accompanied by a series of sumi ink drawings by Alexander and an afterword by Leah Suffrant.