Diadem: Selected Poems (Lannan Translations Selection by Marosa di Giorgio,Adam Giannelli

By Marosa di Giorgio,Adam Giannelli

Marosa di Giorgio has probably the most particular and recognizable voices in Latin American poetry. Her surreal and fable-like prose poems invite comparability to Franz Kafka, Julio Cortázar, or perhaps modern American poets Russell Edson and Charles Simic. yet di Giorgio's voice, imagery, and themes—childhood, the Uruguayan geographical region, a conception of the sacred—are her personal. formerly written off as "the mad lady of Uruguayan letters," di Giorgio's acceptance has blossomed lately. Translator Adam Giannelli's cautious choice of poems spans the big output of di Giorgio's occupation to aid extra introduce English-language readers to this brilliant and unique voice.

Marosa di Giorgio used to be born in Salto, Uruguay, in 1932. Her first booklet Poemas used to be released in 1953. additionally a theater actress, she moved to Montevideo in 1978, the place she lived until eventually her dying in 2004.

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