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33 Sonnets of the Resistance

Jean Cassou

33 Sonnets of the Resistance

Through his fine and thoughtful translation of these sonnets and a selection of Cassou's later poems, Timothy Ades gives us the opportunity of discovering an unfamiliar - and now historical - poetic voice.

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Words Have Frozen Over

Claude de Burine

Words Have Frozen Over

Underlying the remarkable combination of image and pattern in these poems, there is also a recognisable human context - childhood, intimate relationships, aging, loss, Aids, the Niverais landscape of her youth, the bars of the city, the town hall are all present.

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A Virgin from a Chilly Decade

Michael Strunge

A Virgin from a Chilly Decade

Michael Strunge was one of the early voices of a poetic movement in Denmark which came to be known as the 'Poetry of the Eighties'. With the publication of his first collection in 1978 when he was only 20, he achieved almost instant recognition as a rebellious, angry poet who identified strongly with the poor and the socially sidelined.

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Mother Tongue: Selected Poems

Rose Ausländer

Mother Tongue: Selected Poems

"There were two ways to respond to that unbearable reality," wrote Rose Ausländer thirty years later, remembering the Chernovtsy ghetto under the Nazis. "Either one could despair entirely, or one could occupy a different, spiritual reality. And while we waited for death, there were those of us who dwelt in dreamwords - our traumatic home amidst our homelessness. To write was to live."

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Tracing

Pierre Joris

Tracing

Pierre Joris "born 1946 Strasbourg : 18 years Luxembourg : 2 Paris : 4 New York : 3 Constantine : 8 London : tomorrow elsewhere : distrust vertical roots, history : the spread is horizon(t)al : replace image of yggdrasil with strawberry fields : rhizomes : root gives is stalk stem branch flower : no direction favoured a priori : the shortest way from here to there is the north west passage : love and work dawn : love and read night : live with Zahia : write poems : some prose : make a living more or less : worry about microfascism as much as about the bomb : like food and cooking : think that resistance essential mode of action today"

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Poems

Franco Fortini

Poems

A selection of poems mainly taken from Fortini's collection Questo muro which consists of poems written between 1962 and 1972; the current selection also includes two earlier poems of the period 1958-1962 from Una volta per sempre.

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A Preliminary Account of Nordrhein-Westfalen etc

Bill Griffiths

A Preliminary Account of Nordrhein-Westfalen etc

This book is a quirky and illuminating montage of words and pictures about places, characters, events in the Northern Rhine and surrounding area, complete with recipes, glossaries and other delicacies which give the idiosyncratic 'flavour' of that part of Europe.

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Circus Wols: The Life and Work of Wolfgang Schulze

Wols

Circus Wols: The Life and Work of Wolfgang Schulze

A collection of essays on the life and work of this seminal surrealist artist and writer, with contributions from Dore Ashton, Roger Cardinal, Claire Van Damme and Peter Inch (written specially for this volume) and from Öyvind Fahlström (translated) and Jean Tardieu (translated). The volume also includes translations of writings by Wols, and is illustrated by 3 of his drawings, 4 of his paintings and 6 of his photographs, all in black and white.

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Cosmic Realities Vanilla Tobacco Dawnings

Tristan Tzara

Cosmic Realities Vanilla Tobacco Dawnings

The poems in this volume (reproduced as parallel texts) were written in 1914 and were first published in the collection De nos oiseaux (Editions Kra, Paris, 1929).

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Four Years After The Dog

Benjamin Peret

Four Years After The Dog

A selection of 18 of Peret's poems taken from Le Passager du Transatlantique (1921), Immortelle Maladie (1924), Le Grand Jeu (1928), Je Sublime (1936) and from the dada-surrealist anthology Transgravity (1972), in a parallel-text edition.

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