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Continuumis a sweeping collection from a "miraculous" (Dana Gioia) poet. Spanning nearly sixty years, these poems--both new English translations of her work in Romanian--blend her gallows humor and an engagement with the human experience, from memories of a childhood at play to the contemplation of a gradual mortality.

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"The poems in this work show Cassian to be . . . a poet who can work miracles with language."--

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Spanning nearly sixty years, these poems--both new English compositions and Nina Cassian's translations of her work in Romanian--blend her gallows humor with an engagement with the human experience.

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Nina Cassian (1924--2014) was born in Galati, Romania. A composer, journalist, film critic, and translator of Shakespeare and Brecht, Cassian was exiled from Romania in 1985.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393338928
Author:
Cassian, Nina
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Single Author - Continental European
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in

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"Synopsis" by , "The poems in this work show Cassian to be . . . a poet who can work miracles with language."--
"Synopsis" by , Spanning nearly sixty years, these poems--both new English compositions and Nina Cassian's translations of her work in Romanian--blend her gallows humor with an engagement with the human experience.
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