Kiki Dimoula's poetry-the most praised and prized in contemporary Greek literature-is a paradox, both mysteriously intricate and widely popular. Her magic lens defamiliarizes all that is familiar, compressing distances between far-flung realms, conflating concrete and abstract, literal and metaphorical, physical and metaphysical. Exacting and oracular at once, Dimoula superimposes absurdity on rationality, caustic irony on dark melancholy. This first English translation of a wide selection of poems from across Dimoula's ...

The Brazen Plagiarist: Selected Poems 2012, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300141399