A Poem for a Book

February 15, 2016|
A Poem for a Book by Yoko Tawada
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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is "Poetry and Conflict". 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, "Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night" is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Yoko Tawada was born in Tokyo in 1960. She was educated at Waseda University and has lived in Germany since 1982. She writes in both German and Japanese and was awarded the prestigious Akutagawa Prize in 1993 for her short story The Bridegroom Was a Dog. In 2005, she was awarded the Goethe Medal, an official decoration of the Federal R...
Title:A Poem for a BookFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:76 pages, 6.75 X 4.25 X 0 inShipping dimensions:76 pages, 6.75 X 4.25 X 0 inPublished:February 15, 2016Publisher:The Chinese University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9629967278

ISBN - 13:9789629967277

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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