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Scattering the Dark : An Anthology of Polish Women Poets (Paperback)

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"Wow! What a book! The tradition of women's writing that flows out of the work of Symborska and Anna Swirthe way this mighty tradition turns in the hands of a younger generation from the traumatic history of their country to a poetics of everyday life, of play, and experiment. An absolutely rich and appealing book."Robert Hass

"These cosmopolitan, multilingual poets speak to us across the decades, overcoming a great silence, redirecting the myths, reimagining the role of the poet, and the nature of poetry itself.Scattering the Dark is a useful, subversive, even necessary anthology."Edward Hirsch

Scattering the Dark offers a lively selection of over thirty of Poland's women poets writing before and after the fall of communism.

Karen Kovacik is a translator and poet.

Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: Continental European
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Language: English
Street Date: April 12, 2016
TCIN: 51125556
UPC: 9781935210825
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-7000
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