Nothing the Sun Could Not Explain: 20 Contemporary Brazilian Poets

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Michael Palmer, Rc)GIS Bonvicino, Nelson Ascher
Sun & Moon Press, 1997 - American poetry - 312 pages
In an ongoing series of major world poetries (From the Other Side of the Century was the first), this anthology of new Brazilian poetry represents some of the more exciting writing being done in Brazil and South America.

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Poet and translator Michael Palmer was born in New York City in 1943. He attended Harvard University where he earned a BA in French and a MA in Comparative Literature. He has translated the works of a number of poets and his own poems have been translated into more than 20 languages. More than one hundred of his poems have been collected into a comprehensive worked entitled The Lion Bridge: Selected Poems, 1972-1975. Palmer is the 2006 recipient of the Wallace Stevens Award from the Academy of American Poets. This $100,000 (US) prize recognizes outstanding and proven mastery in the art of poetry. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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