Poems Of Nazim Hikmet Revised And Expanded Edition by Nazim HikmetPoems Of Nazim Hikmet Revised And Expanded Edition by Nazim Hikmet

Poems Of Nazim Hikmet Revised And Expanded Edition

byNazim HikmetForeword byCarolyn ForcheTranslated byRandy Blasing

Paperback | December 16, 2008

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A centennial volume, with previously unavailable poems, by Turkey's greatest poet.  Published in celebration of the poet's one hundredth birthday, this exciting edition of the poems of the Nazim Hikmet (1902-1963) collects work from his four previous selected volumes and adds more than twenty poems never before available in English. The Blasing/Konuk translations, acclaimed for the past quarter-century for their accuracy and grace, convey Hikmet's compassionate, accessible voice with the subtle music, innovative form, and emotional directness of the originals.
Nazim Hikmet is considered Turkey's greatest modern poet. For his Communist views, he was imprisoned in Turkey and his work was banned. His poetry has been translated into more than fifty languages. He won the World Peace Prize (the USSR's equivalent of the Nobel) in 1950. He died in 1963 in exile.Randy Blasing, a former National ...
Title:Poems Of Nazim Hikmet Revised And Expanded EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.25 × 5.4 × 0.63 inPublished:December 16, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0892552743

ISBN - 13:9780892552740

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Editorial Reviews

Brilliantly conceived and executed, witty and passionate, and inspiring in a sense not found in most modern poems. — Booklist

One of the great poetic voices of all time. — Multicultural Review