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Forms of distance

Author: Beidao; David Hinton
Publisher: New York : New Directions Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bilingual collection of poems by a Chinese dissident. "The world's agents of freedom / entered me into their computer / an alien voice sneaking into the dictionary / a dissident / perhaps a form of distance from the world." By the author of Old Snow.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Named Person: Beidao; Beidao
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beidao; David Hinton
ISBN: 0811212661 9780811212663
OCLC Number: 29952554
Notes: English and Chinese on opposite pages.
Description: viii, 86 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Year's End --
Absent --
Brass of a Summer's Day --
Midnight Singer --
Advertising --
Autumn World in Turmoil --
Beyond --
For T. Transtromer --
Corridor --
Afternoon Notes --
Playwright --
Lament --
Apple and Brute Stone --
Empty City --
Bridge --
Exit --
A State of War --
Untitled --
Eastern Traveler --
Forlorn --
Night Patrol --
Toxin --
Records --
At the Sky's Edge --
Other Than Tomorrow --
Coming to My Senses --
Sower --
Farewell Words --
Landscape --
A New Century --
Asking the Sky --
Headlong Night --
Allegiance --
Untitled --
Andante --
Folding Procedure --
Contact --
Flash --
A Guide to Summer --
Musical Variations --
A Portrait --
Pastoral --
On Eternity.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Bei Dao ; translated by David Hinton.

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A bilingual collection of poems by a Chinese dissident. "The world's agents of freedom / entered me into their computer / an alien voice sneaking into the dictionary / a dissident / perhaps a form of distance from the world." By the author of Old Snow.

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