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Human landscapes from my country : an epic novel in verse

Author: Nâzım Hikmet; Randy Blasing; Mutlu Konuk Blasing
Publisher: New York : Persea Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Written in free verse and employing such cinematic techniques as flashbacks, pans, zooms, dissolves, and jump cuts, this stunning 17,000 line novel in verse traces the fortunes of men and women during Turkey's change from an Islamic empire to a secular republic and exemplifies his vision of life as a communal experiment in creating a world in the image of our dreams.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Turkish poetry
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nâzım Hikmet; Randy Blasing; Mutlu Konuk Blasing
ISBN: 0892552735 9780892552733 0892553499 9780892553495
OCLC Number: 48536690
Language Note: Translation of: Memleketimden insan manzaraları.
Notes: "A Karen and Michael Braziller book."
Description: xiv, 466 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Memleketimden insan manzaraları.
Responsibility: by Nazim Hikmet ; translated from the Turkish by Randy Blasing & Mutlu Konuk ; foreword by Edward Hirsch.

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Written in free verse and employing such cinematic techniques as flashbacks, pans, zooms, dissolves, and jump cuts, this stunning 17,000 line novel in verse traces the fortunes of men and women during Turkey's change from an Islamic empire to a secular republic and exemplifies his vision of life as a communal experiment in creating a world in the image of our dreams.

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