Birds and Bison

Claire Malroux (Author) Marilyn Hacker (Translator)
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Description

Claire Malroux's lyrical poetry sings in discord with French Symbolist and Surrealist traditions. This is a book of extraordinary beauty: "love songs," hard-earned belief and disbelief. She does all this through observation of the natural world, language, and the human spirit. These are urban and pastoral poems. Here's chamber music and music for a full orchestra. Malroux's poetry requires a great translator and she has one in Marilyn Hacker, a major, prize-winning American poet.

Product Details

Price
$12.95  $11.91
Publisher
Sheep Meadow Press
Publish Date
January 05, 2005
Pages
169
Dimensions
6.6 X 0.47 X 9.04 inches | 0.79 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781931357258
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About the Author

CLAIRE MALROUX, was born in the south of France, but now divides her time between Paris and Cabourg. She divides her efforts, similarly, between poetry and translation. She is the author of ten books of poems, most recently La Femme Sans Paroles and Suspens. Chambre avec vue sur l'eternite, an imaginative study of Emily Dickinson, was published by Gallimard in 2005.

MARILYN HACKER was born in New York, but now splits her time between New York, where she teaches at City College, and Paris. Her first collection, Presentation Piece, won the National Book Award. She is the author of eleven books, including Desesperanto and Essays on Departure. She has translated many contemporary French poets, including Claire Malroux, Guy Goffette, Hedi Kaddour, and Venus Khoury-Ghata.