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My Voice Seeks You: The Selected Poems of Annelisa Addolorato

By: Addolorato, Annelisa Translated by Maria Bennett and Bill Wolak

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC979.1


Annelisa Addolorato is a child of her era, or perhaps of the epochal break in which we are living. People en masse dive into cities to suffer the tyranny of products; she, the poet Annelisa Addolorato, moves, traveling from one language to another language, however. Meanwhile, as many try to climb on a ladder of minimal language that could interpret primary needs, she flies in the other face of this situation to elaborate her own writing discipline and style. ... View more info

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My Voice Seeks You: The Selected Poems of Annelisa Addolorato

By: Addolorato, Annelisa Translated by Maria Bennett and Bill Wolak

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC979.2


Annelisa Addolorato is a child of her era, or perhaps of the epochal break in which we are living. People en masse dive into cities to suffer the tyranny of products; she, the poet Annelisa Addolorato, moves, traveling from one language to another language, however. Meanwhile, as many try to climb on a ladder of minimal language that could interpret primary needs, she flies in the other face of this situation to elaborate her own writing discipline and style. —Guido Ol... View more info

Your Lover's Beloved: 51 Ghazals by Hafez

By: Hafez—Mahmood Karimi-Hakak & Bill Wolak, Translators

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC985.1


"The colloquial and accessible voice Hakak and Wolak tease out of these ghazals reveals the poet to be passionate, rebellious, and unerringly drunk with the kind of desire found only in Shakespeare's sonnets, or in the best of Shelley or Keats. . . . The emphasis in these translations, however, has been on the quality of language as it makes the transition to English, and on the essential Hafezian voice. Hafez, the lover and seeker of the sublime, comes out in lines whi... View more info

Your Lover's Beloved: 51 Ghazals by Hafez

By: Hafez—Mahmood Karimi-Hakak & Bill Wolak, Translators

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2009

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC985.2


"The colloquial and accessible voice Hakak and Wolak tease out of these ghazals reveals the poet to be passionate, rebellious, and unerringly drunk with the kind of desire found only in Shakespeare's sonnets, or in the best of Shelley or Keats. . . . The emphasis in these translations, however, has been on the quality of language as it makes the transition to English, and on the essential Hafezian voice. Hafez, the lover and seeker of the sublime, comes out in lines whi... View more info

Archeology of Light

By: Wolak, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC974.1


Bill Wolak's ARCHEOLOGY OF LIGHT delves into the "light" of experience with all the tools of a mature poet. These poems, mostly in praise of love, are balanced precariusly on darkness. The cornerstone of the collection is the poem "It's Dangerous Not to Love," in which Wolak celebrates the identification with the love, "I explain you to myself." View more info

Archeology of Light

By: Wolak, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC974.2


Bill Wolak's ARCHEOLOGY OF LIGHT delves into the "light" of experience with all the tools of a mature poet. These poems, mostly in praise of love, are balanced precariusly on darkness. The cornerstone of the collection is the poem "It's Dangerous Not to Love," in which Wolak celebrates the identification with the love, "I explain you to myself." View more info

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The Lover's Body

By: Wolak, Bill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2014

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: CCC981.1


Bill Wolak's love poems are finely tuned expressions of urgency and desire. They explore the lover's body with expectation on the brink of pleasure. --John Digby What a body of work! "and my eyes, impatient as lightning, / search for your hair / of storm-twisted branches . . . " Wolak's magic & word power has destroyed the last vestiges of puritanism on earth. --Gabriel Rosenstock Like a painter exploring every tone of a single hue patiently and like a singer ende... View more info

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The Lover's Body

By: Wolak, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2014

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: CCC981.2


Bill Wolak's love poems are finely tuned expressions of urgency and desire. They explore the lover's body with expectation on the brink of pleasure. --John Digby What a body of work! "and my eyes, impatient as lightning, / search for your hair / of storm-twisted branches . . . " Wolak's magic & word power has destroyed the last vestiges of puritanism on earth. --Gabriel Rosenstock Like a painter exploring every tone of a single hue patiently and like a singer ende... View more info

Love Emergencies: Poems in English and Persian

By: Wolak, Bill & Karimi-Hakak, Mahmood

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC973.1


"'Love Emergencies' evolved as an experiment in translation in which we sought to communicate our most intimate thoughts and feelings across language and culture without footnotes. . . . Although sealed in language on the page, these poems are seldom content to yield to their own limitations. Instead, they are always straining to reach beyond language into the turmoil of actual experience, where, as in a real emergency, when everything is at stake, language gets left be... View more info

Love Emergencies: Poems in English and Persian

By: Wolak, Bill & Karimi-Hakak, Mahmood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Merrick, New York, USA, Cross-Cultural Communications: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: CCC973.2


"'Love Emergencies' evolved as an experiment in translation in which we sought to communicate our most intimate thoughts and feelings across language and culture without footnotes. . . . Although sealed in language on the page, these poems are seldom content to yield to their own limitations. Instead, they are always straining to reach beyond language into the turmoil of actual experience, where, as in a real emergency, when everything is at stake, language gets left be... View more info

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In the Silence Between Love Songs / In der Stille zwischen Liebesliedern

By: Wolak, Bill & Kofler, Silvia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oyster Bay & Merrick, Long Island, New York, The Feral Press & Cross-Cultural Communications: 2016

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: FP#1CCC


A bilingual (English-German) poetry collection by poet, translator, educator, Bill Wolak, translated into the German by ALTA member, Silvia Kofler. View more info

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In the Silence Between Love Songs / In der Stille zwischen Liebesliedern

By: Wolak, Bill & Kofler, Silvia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oyster Bay & Merrick, Long Island, New York, The Feral Press & Cross-Cultural Communications: 2016

Edition: First

Inscription: for Maria

Seller ID: FP#1BCCC


A bilingual (English-German) poetry collection by poet-translator-educator Bill Wolak and ALTA member translator Silvia Kofler. View more info