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Paradise Empty: Poems 1983-2013

by Hugo Mujica

Bilingual English / Spanish edition

Selected, introduced & translated by Katherine M. Hedeen & Víctor Rodríguez Núñez

Paradise Empty brings together a wide selection of poetry from eleven collections by Hugo Mujica, one of Argentina's most renowned and respected poets. Mujica's work might be described as the poetry of thought. There is nothing superfluous in his poems — his images are crystal clear, his rhythms simple, his language precise — and their impact, in terms of both words and the silences between words, is powerful.

Although his poetry is already well-known throughout South and Central America and in many European countries, Paradise Empty is the first collection of Mujica's work to be published in the UK, and in this beautifully modulated translation by Katherine M. Hedeen and the poet Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, it is sure to resonate with English-language readers.

160 pages
ISBN pbk 9781910345146
ISBN hbk 9781910345153
Published November 2015

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