Beyond the walls: selected poems

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Anvil Press Poetry, 2002 - Poetry - 255 pages
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Generous selection from Turkey's greatest modern poet, in superb English translations.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
Quatrains
17
TRANSLATORS PREFACE
21
Copyright

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\Richard McKane is a poet and translator of poetry from Russian and Turkish. He lives and works in London. Ruth Christie was born and educated in Scotland. She has been translating novels, short stories and poetry from the Turkish for many years. Nazim Hikmet (1902-1963), Turkey's greatest modern poet, was a political prisoner in Turkey for eighteen years and spent the last thirteen years of his life in exile, travelling widely through Europe and further afield.

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