Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “World Beat: International Poetry Now from New Directions” as Want to Read:
World Beat: International Poetry Now from New Directions
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

World Beat: International Poetry Now from New Directions

by
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  1 review
A celebration of contemporary poetry from around the world, "World Beat: International Poetry Now" from New Directions is a treasure trove that will satisfy and fascinate poetry lovers.
A mosaic of twenty-eight foreign and American poets, "World Beat" is an extraordinary compilation, unlike any other anthology, of the poetry being written today. For some seventy years, New
...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published April 4th 2006 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published 2006)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about World Beat, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about World Beat

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 38)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sarah
This was a great collection of poetry from all over the world. Some poets I enjoyed more than others, of course, but there was a decent variety of works. The translations were good.
Marie
Marie added it
Oct 04, 2014
Julio Montesinos
Julio Montesinos marked it as to-read
May 24, 2014
Najwa Wira
Najwa Wira is currently reading it
May 17, 2014
A
A added it
Mar 17, 2014
Iff
Iff added it
Oct 03, 2013
Raven
Raven added it
Dec 21, 2012
Joshlynn
Joshlynn marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2012
Jasmin Kocaer
Jasmin Kocaer marked it as to-read
Nov 24, 2012
Musafirs
Musafirs marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2012
E. Michael
E. Michael marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2012
允
marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2011
E. Anderson
E. Anderson marked it as to-read
Aug 27, 2009
Lesley
Lesley marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2008
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
7468
Eliot Weinberger is a contemporary American writer, essayist, editor, and translator. His work regularly appears in translation and has been published in some thirty languages.
Weinberger first gained recognition for his translations of the Nobel Prize winning writer and poet Octavio Paz. His many translations of the work of Paz include the Collected Poems 1957-1987, In Light of India, and Sunston
...more
More about Eliot Weinberger...
An Elemental Thing Karmic Traces The New Directions Anthology of Classical Chinese Poetry Written on the Sky: Poems from the Japanese Oranges and Peanuts for Sale

Share This Book