Black Candle: Poems about Women from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Black Candle: Poems about Women from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
     
 

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Poems include:

All In My Head
The Arranged Marriage
At Muktinath
At The Sati Temple, Bikaner
Bengal Night
Boychild
The Brides Come To Yuba City
Burning Bride: 1
Burning Bride: 2
Burning Bride: 3
The Durga Batik
Family Photo In Black And White
The Garba
The Garland
The Gift
Gouri Mashima
The

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Poems include:

All In My Head
The Arranged Marriage
At Muktinath
At The Sati Temple, Bikaner
Bengal Night
Boychild
The Brides Come To Yuba City
Burning Bride: 1
Burning Bride: 2
Burning Bride: 3
The Durga Batik
Family Photo In Black And White
The Garba
The Garland
The Gift
Gouri Mashima
The House
I, Manju: 1
I, Manju: 2
In The Hinglaj Desert
Journey
The Living Goddess Speaks
Living Underground: Dacca 1971
The Makers Of Chili Paste
Making Samosas
Mother And Child
My Mother At Maui
My Mother Combs My Hair
My Mother Tells Me A Story
Nargis' Toilette
The Quilt
The Rainflies
The Rat Trap
Restroom
The Robbers' Cave
The Room
Sondra
Song Of The Fisher Wife
Sudha's Story: 1
Sudha's Story: 2
Sudha's Story: 3
Traitor Body
Two Women Outside A Circus, Pushkar
Villagers Visiting Jodhpur Enjoy Iced Sweets
Visit
The Woman Addresses Her Sleeping Lover
Yuba City School

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780934971232
Publisher:
CALYX Books
Publication date:
07/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.36(d)

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Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Houston, Texas, and San Jose, California
Date of Birth:
July 29, 1956
Place of Birth:
Kolkata, India
Education:
B.A. in English, Kolkata University 1976; Ph.D. in English, University of California at Berkeley, 1984
Website:
http://www.chitradivakaruni.com/

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