Nineteen Ways of Looking at Wang Wei

Eliot Weinberger (Author) Octavio Paz (Afterword by)
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Price
$10.95  $10.07
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
October 11, 2016
Pages
64
Dimensions
4.4 X 0.5 X 7.0 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811226202
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About the Author

Eliot Weinberger is an essayist, editor, and translator. He lives in New York City.
Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico City. He wrote many volumes of poetry, as well as a prolific body of remarkable works of nonfiction on subjects as varied as poetics, literary and art criticism, politics, culture, and Mexican history. He was awarded the Jerusalem Prize in 1977, the Cervantes Prize in 1981, and the Neustadt Prize in 1982. He received the German Peace Prize for his political work, and finally, the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.

Reviews

Weinberger is like an ancient Chinese zither player, tuning lonely in the mountain overlooking the world.--Bei Dao
Essential reading for anyone interested in translation.--M. A. Orthofer