Meena Alexander’s Illiterate Heart and Quickly Changing River : The Journey of a Homebound Pilgrim


Meena Alexander is an emerging Indian-English poet. She lives in the USA at present. She is a writer of collections of poetry like “Illiterate Heart”, “Raw Silk” and “Quickly Changing River”. “Quickly Changing River” is a quest for home. It is luminous with all the weather and warmth of childhood days in her homeland. In this collection she journeys down the memory lane to find her roots and establish her identity. She tries to harmonize her fragmented experiences in a colourful collage. Her poems reflect an acute tension between her past and present.

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Aditi Jana


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Aditi Jana (2015). Meena Alexander’s Illiterate Heart and Quickly Changing River : The Journey of a Homebound Pilgrim. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 2(5), -.