Do Not Awaken Them with Hammers, Lidija Dimkovska

Do Not Awaken Them with Hammers

Lidija Dimkovska

Publisher: Ugly Duckling Presse
PubDate: 1/1/2006
ISBN: 9781933254142
Price: $12.00
Quantity Available: 95
Pages: 120
SKU #: N11E

Poetry. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Macedonian by Ljubica Arsovska and Peggy Reid. The first English-language edition from the sensational young Macedonian poet Lidija Dimkovska. Published in a facing-page, bilingual edition as part of UDP's Eastern European Poets Series. "The rock of translation is broken into stones, lined up and moved around to form a solid multitextured dwelling that Lidija Dimkovska then smashes apart with the authority of pure existentialist 21st century hard-earned riotous despair. Long live the stone-throwers! They make poetry much greater than the sum of its parts."—Fanny Howe


Poet and novelist Lidija Dimkovska was born in 1971 in Macedonia and she earned a doctoral degree in Romanian literature in Bucharest. She has published six books of poetry and one novel; her work has been translated into twenty languages. Dimkovska lives and teaches in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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