Title

"Weeping is Singing": after the war, a transnational lament

RIS ID

95836

Publication Details

Bobis, M. ""Weeping is Singing": after the war, a transnational lament." At the Limits of Justice: Women of Colour on Terror. 1 ed. Ed.S. Perera and S. H. Razack. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014, 237-262. http://www.utppublishing.com/At-the-LImits-of-Justice-Women-of-Colour-on-Terror.html 2014

Additional Publication Information

ISBN: 9781442626003

Abstract

Paghaya. Deep weeping. Pag-haaaa-ya. The wail is in the middle syllable. For some, a stifled exhalation; for others, a near-scream, but always the breath travels the full distance from the groin to the gut, welling up to the throat. It is a weeping that is not about this or that moment. It has a history as long as the distance covered by that breath.

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