FREE DOWNLOAD Â E-book, or Kindle E-pub é Eliot WeinbergerThis collection features translations from poets about that "are not home they are exiles or tourists Sections on Paris New York Los Angeles and imagined places "not home where they are exiles or tourists Sections on Paris New York Los Angeles trainsboats and imagined places library purchased the first 75 titles from Open Letter Press so I ve been saving the poetry titles for this monthSome favorite momentsJorge Carrera Andrade comparing the eiffel tower to a llamaThe Dawn by Federico Garcia LorcaDawn in New York hasfour columns of mireand a hurricane of black pigeonssplashing in the putrid watersThe epigram Stay by Ingeborg BachmannNow the journe. “In a century of mass migration and deportation political exile and casual tourism being elsewhere was the common condition For the moderns elsewhere was not merely physical location or dislocation but was intrinsic to the work Victor Segalen in China at the beginning of the century writes of the ‘manifestation of Diversity’ a ‘spectacle of Difference’ everything that is ‘foreign strange unexpected surprising mysterious amorous superhuman heroic and ev. .
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#you already know #already know some of their works you did no. E are a few instances of the collage of a poet pasted physically or mentally onto a specific unfamiliar landscape”So begins Eliot Weinberger’s essayistic travels into the nature of “journey” poetry From Kōtarō Takamura's poem about Paris to Fernando Pessoa’s “At the wheel of the Chevrolet on the Yaşayan Kur'an Meal-Tefsir road to Sintra” to Apollinaire’s “Ocean Letter” Weinberger introduces fourteen poems illustrating the contemporary situation of being “elsewhere”.