Item description for Ithaca (Lannan Translations Selection) by Ana Valverde Osan Francisca Aguirre...
This 50-page poem is a major contemporary Spanish poet's reworking of the Greek myth of Odysseus, but with one important alteration: This time the story is told from Penelope's perspective. Upon its original Spanish publication, Ithaca earned the 1971 Leopoldo Panero poetry award.
Francisca Aguirre was born in Alicante, Spain in 1930. She began publishing late in life, garnering many awards, including the prestigious Esquio Award. She lives in Spain with poet Felix Grande, a member of the second generation of post-civil war poets.
Translator Ana Osan was born in Morocco. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She specializes in translating poetry by women, particularly the translation of long poems such as Ithaca. She lives in Valparaiso, IN.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2004
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918593 ISBN13 9781929918591