The Art of Dying

The Art of Dying

by Oscar Hahn
     
 

Rhythmic and vibrant, these poems are brimming with life and overflowing with meaning. First published in Buenos Aires as Arte de morir in 1977, this collection features the original poems side-by-side with their English translations. The book brings the powerful artistry of Hahn to a wider audience that suits the multicultural veins that weave in and out of

Overview

Rhythmic and vibrant, these poems are brimming with life and overflowing with meaning. First published in Buenos Aires as Arte de morir in 1977, this collection features the original poems side-by-side with their English translations. The book brings the powerful artistry of Hahn to a wider audience that suits the multicultural veins that weave in and out of his poems, and represents the collection that brought Hahn to light as a significant writer in world poetry.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Oscar Hahn's significant Arte de morir, continuing his popular poetry, vigorously denounced current Chilean reality."  —Encyclopaedia Britannica Book of the Year

"His poetry has great intensity and originality."  —Pablo Neruda

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935480320
Publisher:
Latin American Literary Review Press
Publication date:
09/01/1987
Series:
Discoveries Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Oscar Hahn is a Chilean writer and poet whose collections include Final Water, Love's Disease, Magic of Writing, Nuclear Images, Profane Appearances, and Stolen Verses. He has won numerous awards for his writing and is a professor emeritus of Spanish poetry at the University of Iowa. James Hoggard is a former poet laureate of Texas and past president of the Texas Institute of Letters. He is the Perkins-Prothro Distinguished Professor of English at Midwestern State University in Texas. He lives in Wichita Falls, Texas.

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