Angels & Saints

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Price
$26.95  $25.06
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
6.7 X 9.0 X 0.7 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811229869

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About the Author

Eliot Weinberger's books of literary essays include "Karmic Traces", "An Elemental Thing", and "The Ghosts of Birds". His political articles are collected in "What I Heard About Iraq" and "What Happened Here: Bush Chronicles". The author of "19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei", he is a translator of the poetry of Bei Dao, the editor of "The New Directions Anthology of Classical Chinese Poetry", and the general editor of the series "Calligrams: Writings from and on China." Among his translations of Latin American literature are "The Poems of Octavio Paz", Jorge Luis Borges' "Selected Non-Fictions", Vicente Huidobro's "Altazor", and Xavier Villaurrutia's "Nostalgia for Death". His work regularly appears in the London Review of Books and has been translated into over thirty languages.

Mary Wellesley is a former research affiliate at the British Library, where she still teaches medieval language and literature. A frequent contributor to the London Review of Books, she completed her PhD at University College London. She lives in London.

Reviews

Like Thomas Aquinas before him, Weinberger is a brilliant scholar in a dark age.
My favorite essayist is Eliot Weinberger. His remarkable breadth of calm concern is impressive.--Gary Snyder
Eliot Weinberger is a master essayist, a furious thinker and an exceptionally elegant writer.--Jenny Diski