Despite endorsements from Ted Hughes, Charles Simic and (the ever-tasteful) me, Vasko Popa remains one of the lesser-known European poets. It’s somewhat devastating, since this collection is pretty mesmerizing. Evoking his Serbian roots, Popa deftly blends personal anecdotes with mythic drama and surrealist fables. All on its own, The Little Box series promises to delight.

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Vasko Popa: Complete Poems 1953-1987 Cover Image
By Vasko Popa, Anne Pennington (Translated by), Francis R. Jones (Edited and translated by), Ted Hughes (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780856464348
Availability: In stock at publisher. Usually arrives in our store within 1-5 business days.
Published: Anvil Press Poetry - November 1st, 2011

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