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- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Whimsical and tender, this poetry collection examines the commonplace and the quirky for resonance, contemplation, and verve. From an out-of-season daffodil and a chipped Limoges plate to a lipstick stain on a poem and a bee being released, it illuminates the poetry in the everyday by focusing on a single image and expanding to the cusp of something... more...
- Wings Press 2012; US$ 8.99
Filled with powerful imagery, this poem relates the tragic story of Indios, a native woman falsely accused of the death of her children. As it echoes the plight of other women like Indios?including Malinche, Pocahontas, La Llorona, and Medea?this narrative conveys the truth of a history twisted to suit the needs of a conquering power. Weaving Native... more...
- Bernard Campiche Editeur 2013; US$ 17.99
Nous sommes trois peut-être quatre/ dans ce cinéma/ Un après-midi/ Un monsieur est venu s'asseoir dans le fauteuil à côté de moi/ Il doit avoir une cinquantaine d'années/ À l'écran trois garçons/ baisent/ Le monsieur de cinquante ans/ a sorti sa bite/ grosse/ À l'écran les garçons changent de position/ Je sors du cinéma * Je peux affirmer aujourd'hui... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available
Dorfman portrays, through visceral scenes and powerful intellect, the personal and political maelstroms underlying his migrations from Buenos Aires, on the run from Pinochet’s death squads, to safe houses in Paris and Amsterdam, and eventually to America, his childhood home. The toll on Dorfman's wife and two sons, the ‘earthquake of language’ that... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
For the first time, this study offers a detailed analysis of the translations of Paul Celan?s poetry published in French from 1971 to 2010. In addition, the author proposes a new model for translating poetry and analyzing poetic translation that extends beyond the work of Celan and engages critically with existing methods. As a result, it becomes possible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
Benito Perez Galdos has been described as 'the greatest Spanish novelist since Cervantes.' His work constitutes a major contribution to the nineteenth-century novel, rivalling that of Dickens of Balzac and making him an essential candidate for any course on the fiction of the period. Jo Labanyi's study is supported by a wide-rangting introduction,... more...
- The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 10.94
‘Given a choice of worlds, here or beyond, I?d pick this one not once but many times . . .? — from ‘Homage to Goa? The publication of a new book of poems by Derek Mahon is a momentous occasion. Life on Earth collects, and adds to, work which has appeared recently in limited editions. It opens with celebrations of notable exemplars: Coleridge, Chekhov,... more...
- Four Winds Press 2014; US$ 9.95
Inspired by the spirit and approach of Bertolt Brecht's Manual of Piety , the poems of Laughing Cult often employ the structures of ballads, folksongs, and other traditional forms to create miniature sketches marked by romantic ambiguity, occultism, science fiction, and quirky angst. As cool in tone as a Lee Konitz solo and as lacking in affect... more...