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Book Download Online Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond by Tina Chang

Book Download Online Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond by Tina Chang

Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond

A landmark anthology, providing the most ambitious, far reaching collection of contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern poetry available.Language for a New Century celebrates the artistic and cultural forces flourishing today in the East, bringing together an unprecedented selection of works by South Asian, East Asian, Middle Eastern, and Central Asian poets as well as poets A landmark anthology, providing the most ambitious, far reaching collection of contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern poetry available.Language for a New Century celebrates the artistic and cultural forces flourishing today in the East, bringing together an unprecedented selection of works by South Asian, East Asian, Middle Eastern, and Central Asian poets as well as poets living in the Diaspora Some poets, such as Bei Dao and Mahmoud Darwish, are acclaimed worldwide, but many will be new to the reader The collection includes 400 unique voices political and apolitical, monastic and erotic that represent a wider artistic movement that challenges thousand year old traditions, broadening our notion of contemporary literature Each section of the anthology organized by theme rather than by national affiliation is preceded by a personal essay from the editors that introduces the poetry and exhorts readers to examine their own identities in light of these powerful poems In an age of violence and terrorism, often predicated by cultural ignorance, this anthology is a bold declaration of shared humanity and devotion to the transformative power of art

Title : Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond
Author :  Tina Chang
Language : English
Isbn : 0393332381
Format : Paperback
Pages : 784 pages

Rating: 4.1

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