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“This is a fine collection which introduces the reader to Muhammad’s poetry…This collection enables the reader to appreciate the diversity and range of Muhammad’s literary expertise.”
Zaniah Marshallsay, Asian Studies Review
“One of Asia’s most consistently interesting poets, Muhammad Haji Salleh is at last available to North American readers in this excellent bilingual edition of selected work. The poet himself has crafted these fine translations that hold up well in English…An essential addition to modrn Asian and literary collections.”
A collections of 70 poems from one of Malaya’s leading poets, that depict longing, loneliness, modernization, and insights in Malaysian culture.
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During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Thai poets produced epics depicting elaborate myths and legends which intermingled the human, natural, and supernatural worlds. One of the most famous of these classical compositions is the Samuttakhoot kham chan, presented here in English for the first time as The Tale of Prince Samuttakote.
Yves Bonnefoy is probably the most prominent figure in the generation of French poets who came into public view following World War II. Dedicated to poetry more as a means of spiritual illumination than as a technique for creating artistic monuments, he uses what he conceives to be the brokenness and poverty of language to enable us to glimpse a wholeness lacking in our contemporary world.
The Palace of Bones by Allison Eir Jenks is an often stark and startling vision of the way we live, the places we inhabit, and the relics we make to comfort ourselves.Haunted by a quiet, unquenchable longing, Jenks expertly and calmly guides the reader through a vivid dreamscape in this first full-length collection of poems.The Palace of Bones was selected by final judge and Pulitzer Prize winner Carolyn Kizer.
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