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New and Selected Poems 1963-2013

by Richard Dauenhauer

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The Alaska Literary Series

Russian, German, Tlingit. Like the languages he translates, Richard Dauenhauer’s poetry offers unexpected surprises. A prolific translator who also works in Finnish, Swedish, and classical Greek, he has a poetic command of language that has earned him wide recognition over fifty years of published work. Benchmarks spans these decades of writing, and each poem contained within marks a certain place in time and space, like a surveyor’s benchmark. The poems play with language while often focusing on the land and people of Alaska. And like Alaska itself, this book offers a variety of delights—readers will find a new experience with each turn.

Richard Dauenhauer is a widely recognized translator, and several hundred of his translations of poetry have appeared in a range of journals and magazines. He is a former poet laureate of Alaska.

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  • Paperback Price: $21.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60223-209-9
  • Ebook Price: $15.95
  • EISBN: 978-1-60223-210-5
  • Publication Month: November
  • Publication Year: 2013
  • Pages: 264
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by Richard Dauenhauer
  • ECommerce Code: 9781602232099

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