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The Tin Wash Dish

Les Murray


Bilingual , 2015/11 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 mm , 64pp ISBN : 978-962-996-723-9

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Les Murray, born October 1938, is a prominent Australian poet who has published 16 poetry collections since 1965. Some of his collections have been published in translation, notably in German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, French, Italian, Slovenian, Macedonian and Spanish. Prominent prizes in English that have come his way home have included the Petrarch Prize, the T. S. Eliot Prize, Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry and the Mondello Prize in Italy. 

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