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The Romantic Dogs

1980-1998
Bolaño, Roberto (Book - 2008)
The Romantic Dogs
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Roberto Bolano (1953-2003) has caught on like a house on fire, and The Romantic Dogs, a bilingual collection of forty-four poems, offers American readers their first chance to encounter this literary phenomenon as a poet: his own first and strongest literary persona. These poems, wide-ranging in forms and length, have appeared in magazines such as Harper's, Threepenny Review, The Believer, Boston Review, Soft Targets, Tin House, The Nation, Circumference, A Public Space, and Conduit. Bolano's poetic voice is like no other's: "At that time, I'd reached the age of twenty/and I was crazy. /I'd lost a country/but won a dream./Long as I had that dream/nothing else mattered...."
Authors: Bolaño, Roberto, 1953-2003
Title: The romantic dogs
1980-1998
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub., 2008
Characteristics: 143 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Roberto Bolaño ; translated by Laura Healy
Additional Contributors: Healy, Laura
ISBN: 9780811218016
0811218015
Branch Call Number: 861.64 B687r 2008
Other Language: Parallel text in English and Spanish on facing pages
Subject Headings: Chilean poetry
Genre/Form: Bilingual books
Topical Term: Chilean poetry
Spanish language edition
LCCN: 2008033549
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Bolaño is, perhaps, more well known for his fiction than his poetry, but he started as a poet and it was not until he needed to earn a living that he started writing novels. Much of his poetry has yet to be published and translated into one book. The Romantic Dogs, so far, is my favorite! Just re... Read More »


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