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Translated by Francis R. Jones
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This title is available for academic inspection (paperback only).
ISBN: 978 0 856462 81 8
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: November 1997
215 x 138 x 8 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Fading Contact is a middle-period masterwork by the great Serbo-Croat poet who died suddenly at the height of his powers in July 1996. It marks the watershed between the blazing, vivid imagery of his youthful poetry and the measured, complex verse of his later work. A Mediterranean warmth and light suffuses these poems in which he explores in direct language and with scalpel-sharp aptness of image the nature of memory, culture – its fragile continuity – and of existence itself.
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