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21%OFFJaan Kaplinski - Selected Poems - 9781852248895 - V9781852248895
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Selected Poems

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Description for Selected Poems Paperback. First selected edition of Estonia's best-known poet. Translator(s): Sampson, Fiona; Hamill, Sam; Hawkins, Hildi. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 396. 256 pages. First selected edition of Estonia's best-known poet. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DCF. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 16. Weight: 390. Translator(s): Sampson, Fiona; Hamill, Sam; Hawkins, Hildi.
Estonia’s Jaan Kaplinski (1941-2021) was one of Europe’s major poets, and one of his country’s best-known writers and cultural figures. He was a member of the new post-Revolution Estonian parliament in 1992-95 and his essays on cultural transition and the challenges of globalisation are published across the Baltic region. This selection includes work previously unpublished in English as well as poems drawn from all four of his previous UK collections: The Same Sea in Us All, The Wandering Border, Through the Forest and Evening Brings Everything Back.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781852248895
SKU
V9781852248895
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About Jaan Kaplinski
Jaan Kaplinski (1941-2021) was one of Estonia's best-known writers and cultural figures. He was born in Tartu shortly after the Soviet annexation of Estonia. His mother was Estonian, and his Polish Jewish father, Jerzy Kaplinski, a professor of philology at Tartu University, died from starvation in a Soviet labour camp when Jaan was still a child. ‘My childhood,’ he has ... Read more

Reviews for Selected Poems
He is re-thinking Europe, revisioning history, in these poems of our times. Elegant, musing, relentless, inward, fresh. Poems of gentle politics and love that sometimes scare you.
Gary Snyder He is a rare mixture of intellect and real simplicity. Very conscious of the places words cannot reach, his poems create a space around them that is intensely good to ... Read more

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