Priscila Uppal


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in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
October 30, 1974

Died
September 05, 2018

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Priscila Uppal was a Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright. poet, academic, and professor of Humanities and English at the undergraduate and graduate levels at York University. She was also a member of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Arts Council. Her creative and academic interests frequently intersected and she has published work that explores the tensions and dynamics between women (particularly in closed societies: schools, nunneries), the nature of human violence, sexuality (including infertility), multicultural clashes (ethnic, religious, geographical), revisionist mythmaking (classical myth, biblical myth, historical figures), illness (physical, psychological, cultural), mourning rituals and the expression of grief (towards i ...more

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Projection: Encounters with...

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The Divine Economy of Salva...

3.59 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Cover Before Striking

3.80 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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To Whom It May Concern

3.46 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Winter Sport: Poems

3.74 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2010
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Sabotage

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Traumatology

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Ontological Necessities

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2006
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20 Canadian Poets Take On T...

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Summer Sport: Poems

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013
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