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Poetry. Women's Studies. In 1989 the five members of the Bugan family were allowed to leave Ceausescu's Romania with one suitcase each and death-threats in their wake. In 2010 the poet Carmen Bugan took possession of 1,500 pages of Securitate files on her father and in 2013 a further 3,000 pages of secret files on her mother, sister, brother and herself. RELEASING THE PORC ...more
Paperback, 90 pages
Published April 19th 2016 by Shearsman Books
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Dr. Carmen Bugan whose life story is now featured on BBC with a film, radio program and an on-line piece http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-2683... is the author of the book of poems 'Crossing the Carpathians', the award winning memoir 'Burying the Typewriter', and a monograph, 'Seamus Heaney and East European Poetry in Translation: Poetics of Exile'. Her second collection of poems, 'The House of St ...more