From Sarajevo With Sorrow
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From Sarajevo With Sorrow

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When Sprinting from the Graveyard was published in 1997, Goran Simic’s poems were severely altered out of the fear that they might offend “Western sensibilities.” These newly translated poems restore all that is offensive, despairing and necessary to our understanding of war by capturing the poems’ original power and humanity. In addition, this collection contains both pre...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 15th 2005 by Biblioasis (first published January 1st 2005)
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Heather Ann
I think I need to read more of Goran's work before I can rate it well, as I suspect I'm missing a lot of meaning in his poems either due to being unfamiliar with him or due to translation issues from Bosnian to English.
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