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The Little Virtues
Translated by Dick Davis
RRP: GBP 10.95
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Price: GBP 9.85
Out of Print
ISBN: 978 0 856355 53 0
Imprint: Lives and Letters
Published: January 1995
220 x 140 x 8 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Awards won by Dick Davis Winner, 1981 Royal Society of Literature Award (Seeing the World)
Praise for Dick Davis 'Original poetry and translated Persian verse weave together into a single life, translation as border and
A.E. Stallings, The TLS
'...throughout Love in Another Language, a strange perfusion of elements is at work, at once familiar and exotic; there are bizarre depths, weird echoes, beneath the seemingly traditional and seemingly quite "English surfaces of the poems... Dick Davis's collected poems of over forty-three years constitute what the great Persian poet Nizami called a "makhzan-i-asrar", a treasure-house of mysteries and perfected marvels.'
Eric Ormsby, the TLS
'It is marvelous to find a poet whose poetry lives through its metre. His handling of it is masterful, and you are never aware of the effort. And the language is exact but relentless, like the perceptions . . . Davis is one of the best poets around.'
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