Social TextThe Poet in the Public Sphere A Conversation with Meena Alexander (2002)

Basu, Lopamudra. “The Poet in the Public Sphere A Conversation with Meena Alexander.” Social Text 20.3 (Fall 2002) 31-39.

Abstract

Presents an interview with poet Meena Alexander on the events and aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City. Discussion of military retaliation and racial profiling of immigrants and international students; Impact of antiwar efforts on artistic creation and critical dissent; Reference to the poem ‘Illiterate Heart.’

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