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Modern Poetry in Translation: Dream Colours: Focus on Japan edited by Clare Pollard

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MPT’s spring issue ‘Dream Colours’ focuses on Japan, featuring two of Japan’s most popular post-war poets, Shuntaro Tanikawa and Noriko Ibaragi; new work by Sawako Nakayasu; an essay by Polly Barton on the complications of translating Japanese concrete poetry; and a poetic manifesto regarding dreams from the surrealist Shuzo Takiguchi (1903–1979). Also featured: Chris Beckett introduces the young Ethiopian poet Misrak Terefe; Kit Fan translates Bei Dao’s ‘June’ in the light of Hong Kong’s recent protests; and a tribute to Elaine Feinstein’s translations of Marina Tsvetaeva by Sasha Dugdale. All this and more in the groundbreaking magazine dedicated to poetry in translation: for the best in world poetry read MPT.

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Condition: Used - good (creased and torn pages 1–2)

Format: Paperback, 120 pages

Dimensions: 139 x 215 x 5mm, 122g

Publication date: 6 Apr 2020

Publisher: Modern Poetry in Translation (MPT)

ISBN-13: 9781910485262