Item description for The Clean Shirt of It (Lannan Translations Selection Series) by Paulo Henriques Britto & Idra Novey...
The Clean Shirt of It marks the first English translation of a full-length poetry title by acclaimed Brazilian poet Paulo Henriques Britto. As translator Idra Novey writes in her introduction, "No other contemporary Brazilian poets write like Britto. At least not with such a keen sense of the relationship between form and content, or pop culture and high art."
Paulo Henriques Britto has received Brazil's most prestigious prizes for literature and translation. He lives in Rio de Janeiro, where he teaches at Catholic University.
Idra Novey lives in New York City. She received the 2005 Poetry Society of America New York Chapbook Fellowship.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2007
Publisher BOA Editions Ltd.
ISBN 1929918941 ISBN13 9781929918942
Availability 0 units.
More About Paulo Henriques Britto & Idra Novey
Paulo Britto was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1951. His poetry awards include two of Brazil's most prestigious, the Biblioteca Nacional award, and the Portugal Telecom Prize. Britto is also one of Brazil's principal translators of British and American literature. He currently teaches at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.