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Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine (Ukrainian Studies)

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Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine (Ukrainian Studies)

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The poems collected in this volume engage with the events and experiences of war, reflecting on the themes of alienation, loss, dislocation, and disability; as well as justice, heroism, courage, resilience, generosity, and forgiveness. The anthology brings together some of the most compelling poetic voices from different regions of Ukraine.

Oksana Maksymchuk is an author of two award-winning books of poetry in the Ukrainian language, and a recipient of Richmond Lattimore and Joseph Brodsky-Stephen Spender translation prizes. She works on problems of cognition and motivation in Plato's moral psychology. Maksymchuk teaches philosophy at the University of Arkansas. Max Rosochinsky is a poet and translator from Simferopol, Crimea. His poems had been nominated for the PEN International New Voices Award in 2015. With Maksymchuk, he won first place in the 2014 Brodsky-Spender competition. His academic work focuses on twentieth century Russian poetry, especially Osip Mandelshtam and Marina Tsvetaeva.

ISBN: 9781618118615

ISBN-10: 9781618118615

Publisher: Academic Studies Press

Publication Date: 11/16/2018 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/16/2018 - 12:00am

Pages: 242

Language: English

Categories

Anthologies (multiple authors)

Russian & Former Soviet Union

Eastern Europe - General