Ir a contenido
Gastos de envío desde 3,30€! 📦
Gastos de envío desde 3,30€! 📦

Bitter Grass

ISBN 1848617038

Autor: Gezim Hajdari,Ian Seed

Editorial: Shearsman Books

Páginas: 80

Idioma: eng

Publicado: 17/01/2020

Alto: mm

Ancho: 152.00 mm

Lomo: 4.87 mm

Acabado: Tapa Blanda


"Bitter Grass was written in 1976 while I was in my last year of high school in the city of Lushnje in Albania. It was refused by N. Frashëri, the government publication house in Tirana. According to the censor, ‘the texts in this collection do not deal with the theme of our socialist village; the hero of the poems is a solitary person who flees from his contemporaries, from the Association of Pioneers, from reality; moreover, the transformations that socialism has brought to the countryside under the guidance of the Party are entirely absent…’ At that time, the collection had the title Diary of the Wood. I translated the texts from Albanian into Italian in 1999. Two years later, in 2001, the work was published for the first time by Fara. This new publication has been expanded and includes new texts in respect to the first edition. Offering these poems to readers, it’s as if I were going back many years to the icy and inhospitable winter of the Albanian dictatorship where I began my journey as a poet." —Gëzim Hadari