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Published: 01 September 2017

64 Pages

7 x 5 inches

ISBN: 9781786940117

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A Handful of Blue Earth

Poems by Vénus Khoury-Ghata

Vénus Khoury-Ghata and Translated by Marilyn Hacker

Liverpool University Press

Pavilion Poetry LUP

  • This collection of poems by Venus Khoury-Ghata is translated into English for the first time
  • Translation is by the distinguished and award-winning American poet and translator Marilyn Hacker, who won the National Book Award for Presentation Piece (1974), as well as the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation and the first Robert Fagles Translation Prize for King of a Hundred Horsemen by Marie Étienne (2009).
  • Venus Khoury-Ghata is a French-Lebanese poet and novelist, author of twenty-two novels as well as eighteen collections of poems. Recipient of the Académie Française prize in poetry in 2009, she was named an Officer of the Légion d'honneur the following year

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