Series: Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation (Book 102)
Hardcover: 204 pages
Publisher: Princeton University Press (April 19, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 10213480
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Perhaps Greece's most important poet, Yannis Ritsos follows such eminent predecessors as Cavafy, Sikelianos, and Seferis in the dramatic and symbolic expression of a tragic sense of life. The three volumes of Ritsos's poetry translated here―Parentheses, 1946-47, Parentheses, 1950-61, and The Distant, 1975―represent a thirty year poetic journey and a developing sensibility that link the poet's subtler perceptions at different moments of his maturi...