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The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz, 1957-1987

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Publisher Comments:

Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz is incontestably Latin America's foremost living poet. The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz is a landmark bilingual gathering of all the poetry he has published in book form since 1952, the year of his premier long poem, Sunstone (Piedra de Sol)--here translated anew by Eliot Weinberger--made its appearance. This is followed by the complete texts of Days and Occasions (Días Hábiles), Homage and Desecrations (Homenaje y Profanaciones), Salamander (Salamandra), Solo for Two Voices (Solo a Dos Voces), East Slope (Ladera Este), Toward the Beginning (Hacza el Comienzo), Blanco, Topoems (Topoemas), Return (Vuelta), A Draft of Shadows (Pasado en Claro), Airborn (Hijos del Aire), and Paz's most recent collection, A Tree Within (Árbol Adentro).

With additional translations by Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Lysander Kemp, Denise Levertov, John Frederick Nims, and Charles Tomlinson.

Synopsis:

"Paz's poetry is a seismograph of our century's turbulence, a crossroads where East meets West."--

Synopsis:

This landmarked bilingual edition gathers all the poetry the 1990 Nobel Laureate has published in book form since 1957, the year his long poem "Sunstone"--her translated anew--made its first appearance. Included are the complete texts of "Days and Occasions", "Solo for Two Voices", "A Drift of Shadows", "East Slope", "Toward the Beginning", and more; plus Paz's most recent collection, A Tree Within.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 657-659) and indexes.

About the Author

Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico City. He wrote many volumes of poetry, as well as a prolific body of remarkable works of nonfiction on subjects as varied as poetics, literary and art criticism, politics, culture, and Mexican history. He was awarded the Jerusalem Prize in 1977, the Cervantes Prize in 1981, and the Neustadt Prize in 1982. He received the German Peace Prize for his political work, and finally, the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.Eliot Weinberger (b. NYC, 1949), is an essayist and translator. He won PEN's first Gregory Kolovakos Award for promoting Hispanic literature in the US, and he is America's first literary writer to receive Mexico's Order of the Aztec Eagle. He lives in New York City.Eliot Weinberger (b. NYC, 1949), is an essayist and translator. He won PEN's first Gregory Kolovakos Award for promoting Hispanic literature in the US, and he is America's first literary writer to receive Mexico's Order of the Aztec Eagle. He lives in New York City.Denise Levertov (1923-1997) was a British born American poet. She wrote and published 20 books of poetry, criticism, translations. She also edited several anthologies. Among her many awards and honors, she received the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Frost Medal, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Lannan Award, a grant from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.Charles Tomlinson read English at Queens College, Cambridge, has lived in Northern Italy and London, and has recently retired after thirty-six years of teaching at the University of Bristol. In 1993 he received the Bennett Award for achievement in literature from The Hudson Review of New York, and in 1991 the Premio Europeo di Cittadella. He is the editor of the classic anthology The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation. He lives in Gloucester, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811211734
Editor:
Bishop, Elizabeth
Translator:
Weinberger, Eliot
Translator:
Bishop, Elizabeth
Author:
Tomlinson, Charles
Author:
Bishop, Elizabeth
Author:
Nims, John Frederick
Author:
Blackburn, Paul
Author:
Paz, Octavio
Author:
Kemp, Lysander
Author:
Levertov, Denise
Author:
Weinberger, Eliot
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York
Subject:
Caribbean & Latin American
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Paz, octavio, 1914-1998
Subject:
Single Author - Other
Subject:
Paz, Octavio
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bilingual Edition
Series Volume:
no. 157
Publication Date:
19910417
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.3 in 1.95 lb

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Product details 688 pages New Directions Publishing Corporation - English 9780811211734 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Paz's poetry is a seismograph of our century's turbulence, a crossroads where East meets West."--
"Synopsis" by , This landmarked bilingual edition gathers all the poetry the 1990 Nobel Laureate has published in book form since 1957, the year his long poem "Sunstone"--her translated anew--made its first appearance. Included are the complete texts of "Days and Occasions", "Solo for Two Voices", "A Drift of Shadows", "East Slope", "Toward the Beginning", and more; plus Paz's most recent collection, A Tree Within.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 657-659) and indexes.
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