The Hero the Hero (Paperback)

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By Helene Sanguinetti, Ann Cefola (Translator)
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Poetry. Women's Studies. Translated by Ann Cefola. "Sanguinetti takes on the archetype of the hero from every angle--at times many simultaneously--and in a language itself heroic in its leaps and shifts and its inventive riffs that tap into ambient legend, with its steaming horses, epic journeys, and, of course, battle. Volatile style, startling content, super-charged tone--Cefola captures them all in her splendidly nuanced translation, a rare case in which nothing at all is lost, and the English language gains a powerful and beautiful book."--Cole Swensen

" Le H ros] is at once a very contemporary epic, a mythology anchored in] instantaneous, brief and mobile images found in short films, like a camera on the shoulder..."--Pascal Meunier

" In Le H ros, let] the light of the text play, because there is a light, a kind of vibration; don't try to capture it and break it up in the prism of analysis."--Florence Trocm

"THE HERO, shimmering polymorphic figurehead--brother, fianc , lover, friend, traveler, soldier--follows and reads like a whisper, a breath, a long narrative poem unfolding its oceanic wave from one song to another in the collection."--Ang le Paoli

"THE HERO is about a war and an ageless country, sorrow of women, barbarism of men and the fleeting beauty that sometimes illumines or blinds them. With this new book, Sanguinetti confirms the strength and singularity of her art--the revolt and wonder that characterize her writing, that face a world's crushing defeats while resolving to never accept them."--Poet que
Product Details
ISBN: 9781946104144
ISBN-10: 1946104140
Publisher: Chax Press
Publication Date: December 25th, 2018
Pages: 156
Language: English