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Crossing the Carpathians

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Exile, family, and the survival of love are all topics explored in this collection of poetry. Born in Romania, Carmen Bugan's verse is rooted in her experience of Eastern Europe in the mid-1980s as a child of political dissidents and an exile from her native country. Her pieces skillfully interweave the emotions of crossing countries and languages with loss, celebration, a ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Carcanet Press Ltd.
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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