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Language for a new century : contemporary poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and beyond

Author: Tina Chang; Nathalie Handal; Ravi Shankar
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2008.
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An extensive collection of contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern poetry includes the work of four hundred contributors from a variety of backgrounds, in a thematically organized anthology that is complemented by personal essays.
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Genre/Form: Translations
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Language for a new century.
New York : W.W. Norton, c2008
(OCoLC)608703597
Online version:
Language for a new century.
New York : W.W. Norton, c2008
(OCoLC)630827897
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tina Chang; Nathalie Handal; Ravi Shankar
ISBN: 9780393332384 0393332381
OCLC Number: 181139502
Language Note: Translated from more than one language.
Description: 1, 734 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Parsed into Colors --
DAVID AVIDAN, Dance Music --
XUE DI, The Wanderer --
DIANA DER-HOVANESSIAN, Two Voices --
JESSICA HAGEDORN, Motown/Smokey Robinson --
MAMDOUH ADWAN, Tired of Soliloquies --
KAMARAN MUKRI, Star, Bird & Autumn --
NOOZAR ELIAS, Stars and the Dawn --
MANJU KANCHULI, The Way of a River, The Forest, Night --
FAZIL HÜSNÜ DAGLARCA, Dead --
KITAMURA, TARO, excerpts from "A Man of the Port" --
LEUNG PING-KWAN, Postcards of Old Hong Kong --
RAVI SHANKAR, Exile --
TAHA MUHAMMAD ALI, Postoperative Complications Following the Extraction of Memory --
YAN LI, Warm Inspiration --
NIRMALENDU GOON, Firearm --
PATRICK ROSAL, About the White Boys Who Drove By a Second Time to Throw a Bucket of Water on Me --
GREGORY DJANIKIAN, The Boy Who Had Eleven Toes --
CESAR RUIZ AQUINO, She Comes with Horns and Tail --
ISHIGAKI RIN, Plucking Flowers --
KAZI NAZRUL ISLAM, I Sing of Equality --
FIRUZA MAMMADLI, Leaning My Shoulder to the Sun. XIE YE, At Last I Turn My Back --
MOHAN KOIRÃLÃ, It's a Mineral, the Mind --
TSUJI YUKIO, Rum and Snow --
K. DHONDUP, Exile --
MOHJA KAHF, Lifting the Hagar Heel --
PURNA BAHADUR VAIDYA, Water Is Water --
WADIH SA'ADEH, Genesis --
YONG SHU HOONG, Chicago --
BOEY KIM CHENG, Wanton with James --
ISSA MAKHLOUF, We Travel --
SAQI FAROOQI, An Injured Tomcat in an Empty Sack --
ZAKARIYYA MUHAMMAD, Everything --
MUHAMMED AL-ACHA'ARI, excerpt from "Little Wars" --
SYED SHAMSUL HAQ, Poem 240 --
UNSI AL-HAJ, is This You or the Tale? --
YI SHA, excerpt from "Wonders Never Cease" --
NAZIK AL-MALA'IKA, Insignificant Woman --
MEENA ALEXANDER, Floating on Fifth --
BIMAL NIBHA, Cycle --
GIEVE PATEL, Squirrels in Washington --
SA'ADYYA MUFFAREH, excerpt from "The Spell of Blazing Trees" --
NURIT ZARHI, "For they are at the center of my life" --
WING TEK LUM, The Butcher --
AHMAD 'ABD AL-MU'TI HIJAZI, The Lonely Woman's Room --
HATIF JANABI, Paradises, Soldiers, and Stags --
LI-YOUNG LEE, Immigrant Blues --
BAROUYR SEVAG, The Analysis of Yearning (Garod) --
SHIRLEY GEOK-LIN LIM, Scavenging on Double Bluff. Slips and Atmospherics --
YANG LIAN, Knowing --
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR, Genderole --
CATHY PARK HONG, Ontology of Chang and Eng, the Original Siamese Twins --
CHE QIANZI, Sentences --
JOSÉ GARCIA VILLA, The Anchored Angel --
FATIMA MAHMOUD, excerpt from "What Was Not Conceivable" --
ARUN KOLATKAR, The Alphabet --
LAWRENCE JOSEPH, Then --
BRIAN KIM STEFANS, from The Screens --
HABIB TENGOUR, The River of the Cyclops --
PRAGEETA SHARMA, A Brazen State --
MEI-MEI BERSSENBRUGGE, Safety --
SARAH GAMBITO, Scene: a Loom --
KATAYOON ZANDVAKILI, The Eglantine Deal --
AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL, By the Light of a Single Worm --
MARILYN CHIN, Tonight While the Stars are Shimmering (New World Duet) --
JOHN YAU, In the Fourth Year of The Plague --
AHMAD DAHBOUR, The Hands Again --
LALE MÜLDÜR, 311 SERIES 2 (TURKISH RED)* --
TADA CHIMAKO, Haiku --
TAUFIQ RAFAT, Lights --
YEOW KAI CHAT, Quarterly Report No. 7: Epiphytes and Vetiver Control --
KITASONO KATUE, Oval Ghost --
TAN LIN, excerpt from BlipSoak01 --
WAFAA' LAMRANI, A Talisman --
MONICA YOUN, Stereoscopes --
BAHTIYAR VAHAPZADE, Pauses --
ARVIND KRISHNA MEHROTRA, The World's a Printing House --
ETEL ADNAN, Insomnia --
ALAMGIR HASHMI, Snow --
ABED ISMAEL, The Poem-The Mirage --
ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM, Strategist --
MARJORIE EVASCO, Dreamweavers --
KHALED MATTAWA, Texas in the Afternoon --
TSAI YIM PUI, enchantress --
YU JIAN, excerpts from "Anthology of Notes" --
BAHA ZAIN, Language --
VIDHU AGGARWAL, Customs House --
OUYANG YU, A poem, long overdue --
JALAL EL-HAKMAOUI, You Hear Me Jim Morrison? --
B.S. MARDHEKAR, The Forests of Yellow Bamboo Trees --
PAOLO JAVIER, DJ Cam 1 --
SALIM BARAKAT, Index of Creatures --
RICARDO M. DE UNGRIA, Notations on the Prospects for Peace --
SRIKANTH REDDY, Loose Strife with Apiary --
JENNY BOULLY, from The Body --
MICHAEL ONDAATJE, Proust in the Waters.
Responsibility: edited by Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal, and Ravi Shankar.
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