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Jilted City

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Jilted City by Patrick McGuinness
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The poems in "Jilted City" inhabit in-between-places, when a border is being crossed, a word is slipping into another language, when memory is translating loss. From 'Stations where the train doesn't stop' in 'Blue Guide', following a train journey through Belgium, to 'City of Lost Walks', English versions of a dissident Romanian poet whose 'poetry fails to register except in the form of an omission', McGuinness explores transition and translation, the afterlife of absences. Wit and paradox are at the heart of a collection that finds unforeseen connections between place and displacement.
Release date Australia
March 28th, 2010
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Carcanet Press Ltd
Pages
74
Dimensions
135x216x8
ISBN-13
9781857549683
Product ID
3905747

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