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Author: Kazim Ali
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], Ann Arbor [Michigan] : University of Michigan Press, 2016. [2015]
Series: Poets on poetry.
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Kazim Ali uses a range of subjects--the politics of checkpoints at international borders; difficulties in translation; collaborations between poets and choreographers; and connections between poetry and landscape, or between biotechnology and the human body--to situate the individual human body into a larger global context, with all of its political and social implications. He finds in the quality of ecstatic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kazim Ali
ISBN: 9780472121472 0472121472
OCLC Number: 935989742
Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF ([vii], 196 pages).).
Contents: Part 1 --
September fourteenth --
Acts of faith --
Careless supplicant : an interview with Nima Najafi-Kianfar --
Doubt and seeking : a conversation with Ilya Kaminsky --
Disappearances : an interview with Britney Gulbrandsen --
Third eye who sees : on the source of spiritual search in Sappho's gymnasium by T Begley and Olga Broumas --
Poetry and space --
Poetics of G-D --
The rose is my qibla : Sohrab Sepehri's Journey east --
Yoga and cessation of the self --
Part 2 --
What's American about American poetry? --
Poet crossing borders --
Attempted treasons : some notes on recent translations --
Bringing the house down : computer viruses in Anne Carson's Euripides --
Old school --
Translation is a trick --
Pythagorean poetics --
Ode to silence : lecture notes --
Syllabus for a semester on silence --
The opening.
Series Title: Poets on poetry.
Responsibility: Kazim Ali.

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Ali has a vibrant and generous personality that lets one hear the inner music that makes us remember what it is to be human. Painted Bride Quarterly"

 
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