Schizophrene

Schizophrene

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Schizophrene traces the intersections of migration and mental illness as they unfold in post-Partition diasporic communities. Bhanu Kapil brings forward the question of a healing narrative and explores trauma and place through a somatic, poetic and cross-cultural psychiatric enquiry. Who was here? Who will never be here? Who has not yet arrived and never will? Towards an arrival without being, this notebook-book returns a body to a site, the shards re-forming in mid-air: for an instant.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 133 x 190 x 6.86mm | 113.4g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0984459863
  • 9780984459865
  • 293,294

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"Poignant, rich, delicious, a book to return to again and again."-Gail Scott
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About Bhanu Kapil

BHANU KAPIL is a British-born writer of Indian origin who lives in Colorado. She is the author of three full-length collections of experimental prose: The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers, Incubation: a space for monsters, and humanimal [a project for future children].
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356 ratings
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