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World Beat: International Poetry Now from New Directions

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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
Paperback, 258 pages
Published April 4th 2006 by New Directions Publishing Corporation (first published 2006)
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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.
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