Micrograms

Author(s): Joshua Beckman (Translator); Jorge Carrera Andrade; Alejandro de Acosta (Translator)

Poetry

"So extraordinarily clear, so connected to the primitive I imagine I am . . . participating in a vision already lost to the world." --William Carlos WilliamsThe microgram is collected, pondered upon, and defined in this quiet classic of Ecuadorian literature.In the alphabet of thingsthe snail inventsthe penultimate letter.Jorge Carrera Andrade (1902-1978) has been recognized as one of the most important Latin American poets of the twentieth century.Alejandro de Acosta and Joshua Beckman co-translated Carlos Oquendo de Amat's 5 Meters of Poems. Beckman's translation of Tomaz Salamun's Poker was a finalist for the PEN/America Poetry in Translation Award.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781933517551
  • : Wave Books
  • : Wave Books
  • : 0.11
  • : November 2011
  • : .29 Inches X 5 Inches X 7 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Joshua Beckman (Translator); Jorge Carrera Andrade; Alejandro de Acosta (Translator)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 96