Another Republic: 17 European and South American Writers

Another Republic: 17 European and South American Writers

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Another Republic: 17 European and South American Writers by Charles Simic

First published in 1976, this astonishing anthology from two U.S. Poet Laureates, Charles Simic and Mark Strand, compiles a selection of the finest translated literature of the time, showcasing the then-little-known writers who had a profound influence on the current generation of poets.

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ISBN-13: 9780880011914
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,321,877
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Charles Simic, poet, essayist, and translator, was born in Yugoslavia in 1938 and immigrated to the United States in 1954. Since 1967, he has published twenty books of his own poetry, in addition to a memoir; the essay collection The Life of Images; and numerous books of translations for which he has received many literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin Prize, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Wallace Stevens Award. Simic is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and in 2007 was chosen as poet laureate of the United States. He is emeritus professor at the University of New Hampshire, where he has taught since 1973, and is distinguished visiting writer at New York University.

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