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9789353576066 60ba34dc24f83a61f27de347 Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien https://cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60ba618b43ed2b7e107892b6/webp/9789353576066.jpg Boldly playful ingenious associative and mercurial Sampurna Chattarji's new poems careen through varied terrain geographic and linguistic in a dizzy journey of defamiliarization as the alien protagonist Space Gulliver extends and challenges habitual ideas of what constitutes the mundane. In the process she proceeds to recover for herself the sense of 'first-time-ness' the art of being 'vulnerable to every body that rests against mine vulnerable to the word "eagle" the idea of the scar that the knife has left around the heart'. She also recovers the art of living on the edge - 'a good place to sit when you wish/ to regard the world you had insanely loved/ and now feel only a puzzled affection for'. Here is a book that blends intellectual enquiry a taste for whimsy and a love of language into challenging and audacious poetry. -- Arundhathi Subramaniam 9789353576066
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Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien

ISBN: 9789353576066
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  • ISBN: 9789353576066
  • Author: Chattarji Sampurna
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Pages: 128
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Boldly playful ingenious associative and mercurial Sampurna Chattarji's new poems careen through varied terrain geographic and linguistic in a dizzy journey of defamiliarization as the alien protagonist Space Gulliver extends and challenges habitual ideas of what constitutes the mundane. In the process she proceeds to recover for herself the sense of 'first-time-ness' the art of being 'vulnerable to every body that rests against mine vulnerable to the word "eagle" the idea of the scar that the knife has left around the heart'. She also recovers the art of living on the edge - 'a good place to sit when you wish/ to regard the world you had insanely loved/ and now feel only a puzzled affection for'. Here is a book that blends intellectual enquiry a taste for whimsy and a love of language into challenging and audacious poetry. -- Arundhathi Subramaniam

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