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By Amit Majmudar

A beautiful, no-holds-barred selection of new poems from an acclaimed poet and novelist with a fierce and unique voice

Dothead is an exploration of selfhood either extreme and exhilarating. in the first pages, Amit Majmudar asserts the claims of either the self and the opposite: the name poem indicates us where of an Indian American youngster within the bland encompass of a in general white peer workforce, engaging of images from the poet’s Hindu culture; the very subsequent poem is a fantastic autobiography, depending for its imagery at the non secular culture of Islam. From poems concerning the therapy on the airport of people that seem like Majmudar (“my darkish unshaven brothers / whose names overlap with the crazies and God fiends”) to an extended, freewheeling abecedarian poem approximately Adam and Eve and the invention of oral intercourse, Dothead is a profoundly fulfilling cultural critique and an exhilarating scan in language. United throughout a variety of tones and types, the poems inhabit and explode a number of views, discovering attractiveness in each one.

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