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The Clean Shirt of It marks the first English translation of a full-length poetry title by acclaimed Brazilian poet Paulo Henriques Britto. As translator Idra Novey writes in her introduction, “No other contemporary Brazilian poets write like Britto. At least not with such a keen sense of the relationship between form and content, or pop culture and high art.”

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Hardcover, 140 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by BOA Editions Ltd.
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Shaindel
I wasn't familiar with Paulo Henriques Britto's work before interviewing the translator, Idra Novey, on my radio show, Translated By. I really enjoyed the crisp, clear imagery in this collection.

Please listen to the interview here:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onword/2...
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