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Poetry Pamphlets 9-12 (New Directions Poetry Pamphlets)

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This bundle of four Poetry Pamphlets (9-12 in the series) includes:

Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Blasts Cries Laughter
Osama Alomar's Fullblood Arabian
Oliverio Girondo's Poems to Read on a Streetcar
Fifteen Iraqi Poets (edited by Dunya Mikhail)

Synopsis:

Collections 9-12 in New Directions' Poetry Pamphlet series

About the Author

Osama Alomar was born in Damascus, Syria in 1968 and now lives in Chicago. A poet, short-story writer, and musician, Alomar is the author of three collections of short stories and a volume of poetry. He is a regular contributor to various newspapers and journals within the Arab world.The poet, publisher, and activist Lawrence Ferlinghetti, born in Yonkers, New York, in 1919, has received the Robert Frost Memorial Medal and the first Literarian Award of the National Book Foundation. He is the subject of Christopher Felver's new film documentary, Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder.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.Dunya Mikhail was born in Iraq in 1965. While working as a journalist for the Baghdad Observer, she faced increasing threats from the authorities and fled to the United States in the late 1990s. In 2001, she was awarded the UN Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing. Her first poetry book in English, The War Works Hard, was named one of 2005' twenty-five Books toRemember by the New York Public Library and Diary of A Wave Outside the Sea won the 2010 Arab American Book Award for poetry. Mikhail teaches atOakland University, Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811221832
Author:
New Directions Publishing Corp
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Author:
Girondo, Oliverio
Author:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
Author:
Mikha'il, Dunya
Author:
Alomar, Osama
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Series:
New Directions Poetry Pamphlets
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
22.86 x 15.24 mm

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