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The Selected Poems of Oleh Lysheha

Translated by the Author and James Brasfield

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PAPERBACK

$13.50 • £10.95 • €12.00

ISBN 9780916458904

Publication Date: 12/31/1999

Short

160 pages

6 x 9 inches

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute

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Oleh Lysheha is considered the “poets’ poet” of contemporary Ukraine. A dissident and iconoclast, he was forbidden to publish in the Soviet Union from 1972 to 1988. Since then, his reputation has steadily grown.

James Brasfield studied poetry and translation with Joseph Brodsky, Derek Walcott, Daniel Halpern, and other luminaries. He served as an editorial assistant for poetry at the Paris Review, and now teaches English at Pennsylvania State University.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2000 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation
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