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Silvina Ocampo: Selected Poems free pdf Silvina Ocampo possessed her own special enchantment as a poet, and only now is her extraordinary poetic achievement becoming more widely recognized beyond Latin America. Remarkably, this is the first collection of Ocampo's poetry to appear in English. From her early sonnets on the native Argentine landscape, to her meditations on love's travails, to her explorations of the kinship between plant and animal realms, to her clairvoyant inquiries into history and myth and memory, readers will find the full range of Ocampo's "metaphysical lyricism" (The Independent) represented in this groundbreaking edition.

About Jason Weiss

Silvina Ocampo (1903-1993) was an Argentine poet, fiction writer, translator, and one-time playwright. Born into an elite Buenos Aires family, she at first studied art in Paris under Fernand Leger and surrealist painter Giorgio de Chirico before marrying fellow Buenos Aires author Adolfo Bioy Casares. Ocampo published several volumes of short stories and poetry, as well as collaborative anthologies with Bioy Casares and close friend Jorge Luis Borges. Thus Were Their Faces, a collection of Ocampo's stories, will be available as an NYRB Classic in Spring 2015. Jason Weiss is a translator, editor, and author of Steve Lacy: Conversations and Back in No Time: The Brion Gysin Reader. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Author : Jason Weiss
Publisher : The New York Review of Books, Inc
Data Published : 21 May 2015
ISBN : 1590177746
EAN : 9781590177747
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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