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Author Djordjević, Milan, 1954-

Title Oranges and snow : selected poems of Milan Djordjević / translated [from the Serbian] and introduced by Charles Simic
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 111 pages)
Series Facing pages
Facing pages.
Contents Part I -- Kaput -- Overcoat -- Kia bi da se ubije -- The Rain Wants to Kill Itself -- Prah, sve je prah -- Dust, All Is Dust -- Krompir -- Spud -- Beli luk -- Garlic -- Galilejeva tema -- Galileo's Theme -- San -- The Dream -- Veliko i malo -- Great and Small -- Plovidba -- Sea Voyage -- Staza -- A Path -- Hleb -- Bread -- Tiina i sneg -- Silence and Snow -- Mala radost -- Little Joy -- Akvarijum -- Aquarium -- Varvari -- Barbarians -- Part II -- Pohvala D382;eni D382;ejmson -- In Praise of Jenna Jameson -- Ahen -- Aachen -- Budjenje -- Waking -- Oblaci -- Clouds -- Odgovori -- Answers -- Suton -- Dusk -- Igra -- The Game -- Ugljenisana mandarina -- Charred Tangerine -- Stvarnost -- Reality -- Pauci -- Spiders -- Mravi -- Ants -- Usvojeni -- The Adopted -- Golubovi -- Two Pigeons -- Anzelm Kiefer -- Anselm Kiefer -- Vrana -- Crow -- Part III -- Melanholija i tajna ulice -- Melancholy and Secret of the Street -- Samoca -- Solitude -- O Sudbini -- Regarding Fate -- Spaljivanje knjiga -- Book Burning -- Gospodin Slucaj -- Mr. Accident -- Dani -- Days -- Pomorand382;a -- Orange -- Pored okeana -- Next to the Ocean -- Gundelji -- Flying Beetles -- D382;epni sat -- Pocket Watch -- Trave sa Tibeta i sa Himalaja -- Herbs from Tibet and the Himalayas -- Ljubavna pesma -- Love Poem -- Pobunjeni covek -- A Man in a State of Rebellion -- Usahli grad -- Wilted City
Summary Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic has done more than anyone since Czeslaw Milosz to introduce English-language readers to the greatest modern Slavic poets. In Oranges and Snow, Simic continues this work with his translations of one of today's finest Serbian poets, Milan Djordjevic. An encounter between two poets and two languages, this bilingual edition--the first selection of Djordjevic's work to appear in English--features Simic's translations and the Serbian originals on facing pages. Simic, a native Serbian speaker, has selected some forty-five of Djordjevic's best poems and provid
Notes Parallel Serbian and English text
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Subject Djordjević, Milan, 1954- -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Form Electronic book
Author Simic, Charles, 1938-
LC no. 2010006052
ISBN 0691142467
1282721941
1400836093 (electronic bk.)
9780691142463
9781282721944
9781400836093 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Poems. Selections. English & Serbian