The Unknown University

Roberto Bolaño (Author) Laura Healy (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$39.95  $36.75
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
July 11, 2013
Pages
772
Dimensions
5.86 X 1.9 X 8.33 inches | 2.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811219280
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About the Author

Roberto Bolaño was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1953. He grew up in Chile and Mexico City, where he was a founder of the Infrarealist poetry movement. His first full-length novel, The Savage Detectives, received the Herralde Prize and the Rómulo Gallegos Prize when it appeared in 1998. Roberto Bolaño died in Blanes, Spain, at the age of fifty.
Laura Healy has received a Master's in Spanish from Harvard. She is the managing editor of Harvard Review and the web editor of Zoland Poetry

Reviews

The Unknown University, a new anthology of Bolano's poetry, reads like a series of fragments from a diary of this epic artistic journey. It's a book filled with sorrows and joys and discoveries as Bolano the poet takes up themes that are repeated often in his novels. For him, writers are men and women engaged in a sacred search, with poets the purest seekers of all. It's a pursuit that's all the more noble, given that Bolano knows that the immortality writers seek is unattainable.