Εξαντλημένο

The Brazen Plagiarist: Selected Poems

Dimoula, Kiki

22.99 

Εξαντλημένο

Product ID: 9722

A moving collection of poems by internationally acclaimed Greek poet Kiki Dimoula, brilliantly translated into English

Kiki Dimoula’s poetry-the most praised and prized in contemporary Greek literature-is a paradox, both mysteriously intricate and widely popular. Her magic lens defamiliarizes all that is familiar, compressing distances between far-flung realms, conflating concrete and abstract, literal and metaphorical, physical and metaphysical. Exacting and oracular at once, Dimoula superimposes absurdity on rationality, caustic irony on dark melancholy.

This first English translation of a wide selection of poems from across Dimoula’s oeuvre brings together some of her most beguiling, arresting, and moving work. The demands on her translators are considerable. Dimoula plays with the Greek language, melds its levels of diction, challenges its grammar and syntax, and bends its words, by twisting their very shape and meaning. Cecile Inglessis Margellos and Rika Lesser, Dimoula’s award-winning translators, have re-created her style’s uncanny effect of refraction: when plunged into the water of her poetry, all these bent words suddenly and astonishingly appear perfectly straight.

ΣΥΓΓΡΑΦΕΑΣ

ISBN

9780300205732

ΗΜ/ΝΙΑ ΕΚΔΟΣΗΣ

5/2/2014

ΣΕΛΙΔΕΣ

392

ΔΙΑΣΤΑΣΕΙΣ

14 X 21

Αξιολογήσεις

Δεν υπάρχει καμία αξιολόγηση ακόμη.

Δώστε πρώτος μία αξιολόγηση “The Brazen Plagiarist: Selected Poems”

Η ηλ. διεύθυνση σας δεν δημοσιεύεται. Τα υποχρεωτικά πεδία σημειώνονται με *