John Matthias Crossing Signed Lalic 1979 Poems First Ed
John Matthias CROSSING Anvil Press Poetry, London, 1979. First edition. Paperback, a fine copy (a spine yellowed). Size: 21,4 x 13,6 cm. Pp. 123, 1l. The copy is inscribed by the author, to Serbian poet Ivan V. Lalic: ‘’For Ivan Lalic / from John Matthias / […] 1983‘’ . For condition, see photos/scans.
John Matthias was (1941 – ) born in Columbus, Ohio. He is an American poet. He was awarded an Ingram Merrill grant in 1990 for work on ‘’ A Compostela Diptych ‘’ , and winner of the Poetry Society of America’s George Bogin Memorial Award for the same. Matthias has also translated the work of several Swedish poets, including Jesper Svenbro, and the Serbian epic poem The Battle of Kosovo. This book observes Matthias’s erudition, extravagance, originality, and is prone to experimentation, but unlike his earlier poetry, these poems are more accessible in terms of readability and windows humor.
Ivan V. Lalic (1931 – 1996) was one of the most significant Serbian poets writing after World War II with a reputation as one of the finest European poets of his time. Also one of the leading poets of contemporary neosymbolism poetry in Serbia. He had also been writing essays and literary critics and versifying English and French poetry into Serbian language. Lalic edited few antologies of poetry. He was sincerly appreciated among colleague poets of his time all over the world as it can be seen in many inscriptions wrote to him on books he received as sign of respect and appreciation. supreme supremewidgets supremeauctiononlinesoftware.widgets.EbayGalleryZ. supremewidgets supremeauctiononlinesoftware.widgets.GalleryBasicFree. supremewidgets supremeauctiononlinesoftware.widgets.FeedbackWidgetBasicFree.