Memory Glyphs: 3 Prose Poets from Romania

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Regarded as "abnormal," or a "bastard species" in Romania, the non-genre of prose poetry has produced some of the most astounding work of European literature, such as Rimbaud's Illuminations, or Baudelaire's Paris Spleen. The present volume a substantial selection of the work of three contemporary practitioners from separate parts of Romania is no exception. Cristian Popescu experimented with personal myth by parodying his family and himself. The Bucharest found here is often sinister, cold, and dark. Displaying a mordant ...

Memory Glyphs: 3 Prose Poets from Romania 2009, Twisted Spoon Press

ISBN-13: 9788086264325

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