Heart of Darkness

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Pub Date: 04/01/1999

Pages: 112

Publisher: White Pine Press

Imprint: White Pine Press

ISBN 13: 9781877727917

ISBN 10: 1877727911

Price: / $18.99 CAN$14.00

Category: POETRY / European / General

Heart of Darkness

By Ferida Durakovic, Greg Simon, Christopher Merrill

Price: $14.00

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Paperback

About the Book

Ferida Durakovic refused to leave Sarajevo when the bombs began to fall. Having seen her home and library bombed, she invokes in her poems the icons and myths of a troubled people caught between the two dominant religions of Europe. The first English-language collection by one of Bosnia's most promising young poets shows us how when the world is narrowed by guns, one's field of reference widens so much that "everything hurts."

About the Book

Ferida Durakovic refused to leave Sarajevo when the bombs began to fall. Having seen her home and library bombed, she invokes in her poems the icons and myths of a troubled people caught between...

Author

Christopher Merrill has published four collections of poetry, including Watch Fire, for which he received the Peter I. B. Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets; several edited volumes and works in translation; and four books of nonfiction. He directs the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.