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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 The Hijab Files
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'Maryam Azam’s poems take the mysteries of the hijab as their object of scrutiny. Though shamed and angered by the prejudice towards Muslims the scarf arouses, Azam is also aware of its sensuality and allure, and the power and protection it offers. In ‘A Brief Guide to Hijab Fashion’, ‘Miss Khan Takes off her Hijab’ and ‘Places I’ve Prayed’, she reflects on the rich possibilities of the scarf, the moral values it embodies, and the commitment required to maintain these values in a secular society. In another section, ‘Wallah Bro’, she examines the tensions young Muslims experience when negotiating the technology of modern dating. Azam’s style is simple and direct, and informed with humour: it frames as it reveals, showing how ritual confers dignity on gestures and objects.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: For my family

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Artarmon, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Giramondo Publishing , 2018 .
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      Extent: 80p.p.
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      • Published May 2018.

      ISBN: 9781925336658

Works about this Work

Sally Denshire Reviews The Hijab Files by Maryam Azam Sally Denshire , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2019;

— Review of The Hijab Files Maryam Azam , 2018 selected work poetry
Five Poets : Five Worlds Martin Langford , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 78 no. 3 2019; (p. 188-193)

— Review of João John Mateer , 2018 selected work poetry ; Warlines Jordie Albiston , 2018 selected work poetry ; Fume Phillip Hall , 2018 selected work poetry ; Interval Judith Bishop , 2018 selected work poetry ; The Hijab Files Maryam Azam , 2018 selected work poetry
Interview #77 — Maryam Azam Shirley Le (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: Liminal , October 2018;

'Shirley Le talked to Maryam Azam about finding her purpose as a poet, the process behind putting together her debut poetry collection, The Hijab Files, and Wallah bros.'  (Introduction)

Review Short : The Hijab Files by Maryam Azam Anupama Pilbrow , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 November no. 88 2018;

— Review of The Hijab Files Maryam Azam , 2018 selected work poetry
Review Short : The Hijab Files by Maryam Azam Anupama Pilbrow , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 November no. 88 2018;

— Review of The Hijab Files Maryam Azam , 2018 selected work poetry
Five Poets : Five Worlds Martin Langford , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 78 no. 3 2019; (p. 188-193)

— Review of João John Mateer , 2018 selected work poetry ; Warlines Jordie Albiston , 2018 selected work poetry ; Fume Phillip Hall , 2018 selected work poetry ; Interval Judith Bishop , 2018 selected work poetry ; The Hijab Files Maryam Azam , 2018 selected work poetry
Sally Denshire Reviews The Hijab Files by Maryam Azam Sally Denshire , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2019;

— Review of The Hijab Files Maryam Azam , 2018 selected work poetry
Interview #77 — Maryam Azam Shirley Le (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: Liminal , October 2018;

'Shirley Le talked to Maryam Azam about finding her purpose as a poet, the process behind putting together her debut poetry collection, The Hijab Files, and Wallah bros.'  (Introduction)

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