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The Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry
By J. D. McClatchy (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date June 1, 1996
Pages 654
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679741152
ISBN-10 0679741151
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
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Summary
A comprehensive international anthology of poetry by eighty-three of the world's finest contemporary poets features the works of Joseph Brodsky, Wole Soyinka, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Octavio Paz, Derek Walcott, Pablo Neruda, Bei Dao, Yehuda Amichai, and other notables. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This groundbreaking volume may well be the poetry anthology for the global village. As selected by J.D. McClatchy, this collection includes masterpieces from four continents and more than two dozen languages in translations by such distinguished poets as Elizabeth Bishop, W.S. Merwin, Ted Hughes, and Seamus Heaney. Among the countries and writers represented are:

Bangladesh--Taslima Nasrin
Chile--Pablo Neruda
China--Bei Dao, Shu Ting
El Salvador--Claribel Alegria
France--Yves Bonnefoy
Greece--Odysseus Elytis, Yannis Ritsos
India--A.K. Ramanujan
Israel--Yehuda Amichai
Japan--Shuntaro Tanikawa
Mexico--Octavio Paz
Nicaragua--Ernesto Cardenal
Nigeria--Wole Soyinka
Norway--Tomas Transtromer
Palestine--Mahmoud Darwish
Poland--Zbigniew Herbert, Czeslaw Milosz
Russia--Joseph Brodsky, Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Senegal--Leopold Sedar Senghor
South Africa--Breyten Breytenbach
St. Lucia, West Indies--Derek Walcott

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1 edition from Vintage Books (June 1, 1996)
9780679741152 | details & prices | 654 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $18.00
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from Random House Inc (June 1, 1996); titled "Vintage Book Of Contemporary World Poetry"
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from Turtleback Books (June 1, 1996); titled "Vintage Book of Contemporary World Poetry"
9781417718764 | details & prices | List price $29.40
About: This groundbreaking volume may well be the poetry anthology for the global village.

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