Ballad for Metka Krašovec is a central part of the work of Tomaž Šalamun, since this is a compendium of his different styles and the most ambitious book he wrote. Thoughts about family, love, friendship and his own country are mixed with notes about his journeys around Mexico and the United States. If some say that Šalamun’s poetry expresses everything in every single way and in any possible tone, the reader can be sure that this is the most representative book of this style. Ballad for Metka Krašovec has been recognized unanimously as one of the most essential books of the European poetry in the last decades.
|Publisher:||Vaso Roto Ediciones|
About the Author
Tomaž Šalamun is the most recognized poet of the Slovenian language. He has published more than thirty books of poems, and most of them have been translated into different languages. Ballad for Metka Krašovec is considered to be his iconic book.