What Is Not Beautiful

What Is Not Beautiful

?The poems in this collection evoke the wonder and newness of a recent marriage, exploring the ways love both calms and troubles our deepest wounds. Weaving Urdu and English poetic traditions, Talukder recalls Agha Shahid Ali's intellectual grace, but there's an intimacy to these poems that is all her own. ?You / will never know / if you are beautiful,? Talukder cautions. ?The poems in this collection evoke the wonder and newness of a recent marriage, exploring the ways love both calm...

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Title:What Is Not Beautiful
Author:Adeeba Shahid Talukder
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:What Is Not Beautiful
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:40 pages pages

What Is Not Beautiful Reviews

  • Mike
    Jul 05, 2018
    I really enjoyed these poems. Lots of meditation on beauty, and how the idea of beauty informs identity and our conception of femininity, how beauty can be aspirational but also how it can be a cage. And then lots about family, about marriage, about culture. Just lovely. ...
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    Oct 10, 2018
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  • Autumn
    Aug 03, 2018
    Adeeba's writing is wise and fierce and very beautiful. ...
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    Aug 11, 2018
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    Jul 13, 2018
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  • Barton Smock
    Jun 21, 2018
    In a recent piece for The Adroit Journal, poet Leila Chatti talks of how one can see and pass over a word thousands of times and then, suddenly, see the word as if it?s been given permission, by shape, to form. In reading Adeeba Shahid Talukder?s What Is Not Beautiful, I was remind...
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    Sep 12, 2018
    A gorgeous chapbook. ...
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