Hippodrome

byMiklavz KomeljTranslated byDan Rosenberg, Boris Gregoric

January 29, 2016|
Hippodrome by Miklavz Komelj
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Despite the natural divides between English and Slovene, throughout Hippodrome there are echoes of a familiar American modernism in Miklavz Komelj''s polyglot, esoteric references, and in his sense of himself as embedded in an international tradition. Komelj is a bit of a chimera: his book includes imagistic lyrics, pastiches of quotes, persona poems, political polemics, and a reasonably faithful translation of Seneca. He references Futurist operas, NATO military action, personal friends, and literary and artistic heroes. His view is wide and deep, but throughoutthis book, and despite all these shifts in attention and approach, he builds a stable, unique vision.
Miklavz Komelj: Hippodrome was Komelj''s fourth book of poems in Slovene. He published his first, Luc delfina, when he was only seventeen. He has published seven collections of poems to date, and his work has been anthologized regularly. Dan Rosenberg: His first book, The Crushing Organ, won the 2011 American Poetry Journal Book Priz...
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Title:HippodromeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.55 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.55 inPublished:January 29, 2016Publisher:Zephyr PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1938890132

ISBN - 13:9781938890130

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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