Antipoems: How to Look Better & Feel Great

Nicanor Parra (Author) Liz Fania Werner (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
September 30, 2004
Pages
144
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.4 X 8.9 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811215978
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About the Author

Born in 1914 in the southern city of Chillรกn, Nicanor Parra studied at the University of Chile, Brown, and Oxford, and spent many years as a teacher of mathematics and a professor of physics.
Liz Fania Werner has lived and studied in Valparaรญso, Chile. She recently completed an antiwar public poetry installation, "Blackout Poems," and is currently working on her first novel and conducting poetry-writing workshops in a juvenile detention center in her native New York City.

Reviews

A poet with all the authority of a master.--Mark Strand
One of the great names in the literature of our language.--Pablo Neruda
Witty, irreverent, and penetrating insights into the absurdities and contradictions of modern life.--Dave Oliphant
Includes a great introduction to Parra and his work by the translator that effortlessly mixes personal anecdote and historical context.--Jesse Tangen-Mills