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Virtually unknown in the English-speaking world, Girondo is one of the pioneers of Latin American literature. This selection offers a glimpse of a precise and playful writer who insisted that a poem “should be constructed like a watch and sold like a sausage.”

Synopsis:

Part of the New Directions Poetry Pamphlet series, the first English publication by a Latin American legend

About the Author

Oliverio Girondo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1891, and the author of seven innovative books of poetry. He traveled often to Europe where he forged ties with the French Symbolists and the Spanish avant-garde. Girondo eventually died from injuries sustained in a 1964 car accident in 1967.Heather Cleary won a PEN Translation Fund Award for her translations of Girondo.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811221771
Author:
Girondo, Oliverio
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author:
Cleary, Heather
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Series:
New Directions Poetry Pamphlets
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
22.86 x 15.24 mm

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