Essential Poems And Writings Of Joyce Mansour (English And French Edition)
Essential Poems and Writings of Joyce Mansour (English and French Edition)
Edited with an introduction by Serge Gavronsky. Joyce Mansour (1928-1986) is widely considered to be one of the most important of the woman Surrealists. Her work has gained more recognition every year since her death. Following the release in France of a 700 page critically acclaimed anthology (in French), this is the first major anthology of her writings to be availble in English. The extensive poetry section is bilingual.
About the Author
Editor/translator Serge Gavronsky is professor of French at Barnard University and a renowned translator of French. He is also an accomplished poet and author. His twelve books of original poetry include recent titles: "Le Tempts mort", "Fragment d'un discour sur la fin du monde," and "66 for starters." Other recent titles include: "Le Style Appolinaire: The Writings of Guillaume Appolinaire," "Towards a New poetics: Contemporary Writing in France," "Apres Flaubert: Hip Hop Poemes," and "Six Contemporary Woman Poets." His writings and translations of Joyce Mansour include: "Screams/Cris," and Torn Apart/dechirures." His poems, translations, essays, and reviews have been widely published in anthologies, magazines, and journals in Europe and North America.