From Sarajevo, With Sorrow by Goran SimicFrom Sarajevo, With Sorrow by Goran Simic

From Sarajevo, With Sorrow

byGoran SimicTranslated byAmela Simic

Paperback | April 21, 2011

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When Sprinting from the Graveyard was published in 1997, Goran Simic's poems were severely altered out of the fear that they might offend "Western sensibilities." These newly translated poems restore all that is offensive, despairing and necessary to our understanding of war by capturing the poems' original power and humanity. In addition, this collection contains both previously unpublished poems, written "under the candlelight" of the siege, and new poems returning to the sniper's alleys and bunkers of Sarajevo. From Sarajevo, With Sorrow is a disturbingly resonant, timely and important collection.
Goran Simic was born in Bosnia in 1952 and has been living in Toronto since 1996. He has published eleven books of poetry, drama, and short fiction, including the acclaimed volume of poems in English translation, Sprinting from the Graveyard (Oxford University Press, 1997). In Canada, Simic has published Peace and War, a limited editio...
Title:From Sarajevo, With SorrowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.56 × 5.8 × 0.23 inPublished:April 21, 2011Publisher:BiblioasisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0973597151

ISBN - 13:9780973597158

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