Azorno

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Product Details

Price
$13.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
112
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.32 X 7.96 inches | 0.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811216579
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About the Author

Inger Christensen (1935- 2009), whose work is a cornerstone of modern Scandinavian poetry, was the recipient of many international awards, among them the Nordic Authors' Prize, bestowed by the Swedish Academy and known as the "Little Nobel." Her books include the masterpiece it; alphabet; Butterfly Valley; and Light, Grass, and Letter in April.
Denise Newman is a poet and translator living in San Francisco. Her translation of The Painted Room by the Danish poet Inger Christensen was published in the fall of this year by The Harvill Press, U.K. She is the author of two chapbooks, Why Pear? (Em Press) and Of Later Things Yet to Happen (Meow Press). Her poems have appeared in Volt, apex of the M, Chain, and Five Fingers Review, where she is a staff editor. She has been a Djerassi Resident Artist, and she teaches creative writing at the California College of Arts and Crafts and at Mills College.

Reviews

[Inger Christensen was] one of our greatest celebrants of living and life.--Douglas Messerli
[A] truly unique play of twists, turns, and crisply vivid imagery.... savor it.--Christine Condon
Azorno, though not being clear in itself, clearly settled on some fascinating themes -- and the obfuscation enhanced those themes (yes!).--Trevor Berrett