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Migritude

Shailja Patel

Migritude

by Shailja Patel

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Published by Kaya Press, Distributed by D.A.P. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Performance artists,
  • Biography,
  • American Poets

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shailja Patel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.A8665 Z46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25041708M
    ISBN 109781885030054
    LC Control Number2010035260

    Written by Katelyn Connolly. Migritude is a text obsessed with movement. The content of Shailja Patel ’ s striking work of poetic theatre, first staged in and published in book form in , is a meditation on the history, politics, and emotion of migration. Her story moves across Africa, Europe. and North America. Its form is an exercise in the fluidity of style, genre and narrative .   Shailja Patel’s latest work Migritude combines in its title the word migrant with the word ‘attitude”, which in the U.S., over the past fifteen years, has lost its neutral connotation of demeanor and has taken on the meaning of pride, rebellion, and an unwillingness to take a subaltern stance.

    MIGRITUDE SCRIPT FOR PREMIERE Contents and Order of Pieces FIRST HALF 1. Ambi Paisley 2. Idi Amin 3. Mother’s Voice: Jewelry 4. Mau Mau/History Lesson 5. Swore I’d Never Wear Clothes I Couldn’t Fight or Run In 6. Mother’s Voice: I Never Wanted Daughters 7. Shilling Love Part 1 SECOND HALF 8. The Making/ Migrant Song / Sound the File Size: KB. The Johannesburg Review of Books presents three poems by Shailja Patel. Syllabus Note O leftist men who heart critiques of Hillary and vanish when we say rape culture O liberal feminists of the global North who ghost us outside your borders O rainbow imperialists in your pinkwashing headphones that cancel noise from queers beneath your bombs You.

    blog book reviews, featured poems, poetry news, and more Review: Migritude by Shailja Patel. 1/5/ Until I saw her name on the list of featured poets for Split this Rock , I hadn't read Shailja Patel's poetry. the "shadow book" of stage/writing notes for the performance poems, (3) earlier and additional poems, and (4). The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, "Migritude" is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions. Part poetic memoir, part political history, "Migritude" weaves together family history, reportage and monologues to create an achingly beautiful portrait of women's lives and migrant journeys undertaken under the boot .


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The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, Migritude is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions. Part poetic memoir, part political history, Migritude weaves together family history, reportage and monologues to create an achingly beautiful portrait of women's lives and migrant journeys /5(27).

Migritude‘s story begins with a suitcase of saris that Patel’s mother gave to her as a trousseau. Patel uses these saris to ground herself into her culture and uses these same saris in theater performances of Migritude. Originally a spoken word performance, the collection found another medium from which to inspire in the form of this book.

The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, Migritude is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions. Part poetic memoir, part. The book is roughly divided into three parts. The first is ‘Migritude’, which was ‘created dangerously’* to ‘reclaim and celebrate outsider status’ and to ‘tell the invisible stories of empire war colonialism, the impact on those that are on the receiving end of these global forces’**.

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It is not everyday you get a writer whose heritage spans three continents but that is what you have with Shailja Patel, a Kenyan-Indian-American. Her words are dark, deep and hypnotic on all levels of human sensibility and reasoning. Patel’s words are so potent, they. Book Overview The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, Migritude is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions.

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Part poetic memoir, part. The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, Migritude is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions. Part poetic memoir, part political history, Migritude weaves together family history, reportage and monologues to create an achingly beautiful portrait of women's lives and migrant journeys /5(26).

The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, Migritude is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions.

Part poetic memoir, part political history, Migritude weaves together family history, reportage and monologues to create an achingly beautiful portrait of women's lives and migrant journeys undertaken under the boot.

Although the book only consists of pages, Migritude is actually heavy with the author’s arguments, thoughts, and expressions of feelings toward the historical, social, and cultural issues she had encountered.

In brief, Migritude is such a unique piece of work that might not have been existed before.The U.S. debut of internationally acclaimed poet and performance artist Shailja Patel, MIGRITUDE is a tour-de-force hybrid text that confounds categories and conventions.

Part poetic memoir, part political history, MIGRITUDE weaves together family history, reportage and monologues to create an achingly beautiful portrait of women's lives and migrant journeys .MIGRITUDE is derived from Patel's stage production of the same name, which traces her family's story/her story/the story of colonialism in Kenya.

It is a fierce book, filled with moral outrage and pure shock at the brutality of a world where humans /5.