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Devil's Lunch: Selected Poems

Aleksandar Ristoviʹc ; translated from Serbian and introduced by Charles Simic
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 1999.
Language
Translated from the Serbian
ISBN
0571200087, 9780571200085
Contents
  • The glimmer of gold
  • Untitled
  • Work for me, the gravedigger and the one in whose absence I wrote this poem
  • The law
  • Meditation on the rope
  • Flirting with a pig
  • Of time and events
  • Landscape with snow
  • Workroom
  • Ginerbread heart
  • Dead leaves
  • Despair
  • from Stain on the negative
  • Inconsequential memory
  • Interrogation in front of devil's signature and other lessons
  • Maids
  • Old motif
  • To a fool
  • About hope and dissipation
  • Privy
  • Monastic privy
  • Lavatory theater
  • Discreet lavatory
  • Lavatory library
  • The drunk's lavatory
  • Out in the open
  • Centaur with face lit up on both sides
  • Devil's lunch
  • A road meant to be walked
  • Happiness
  • Regarding walking on water
  • Black on white or green background
  • House spider
  • 1918
  • Small lamp
  • History
  • Strange students
  • Mythology
  • Metamorphosis
  • Comparison
  • The touch of absence
  • Tree
  • Someone else
  • Daydreaming in the midst of spring labors
  • Some enter the tavern, the others exit
  • from Skin and bones
  • from Canvas
  • The gathering of the metaphysicians
  • The essential
  • The graves of poets
  • The farmers' market
  • Future-past journey
  • Go and finally climb that spiral staircase
  • Owls
  • Time and unacceptable human destiny
  • Evening poem
  • Evening with devil's icon and pigs
  • I hope you won't give up
  • I'm crazy mother and can hardly stand it
  • Like someone else's breath in your face
  • The martyrs
  • Purgatory
  • Genesis according to the rules of universal poetics
  • Guesswork.
Description
xii, 100 p. ; 20 cm.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: PG1419.28 .I8 D48 1999. Illustrated with green border paper wrapper. From the Papers of Charles Wright.
Technical Details
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    t| The glimmer of gold -- t| Untitled -- t| Work for me, the gravedigger and the one in whose absence I wrote this poem -- t| The law -- t| Meditation on the rope -- t| Flirting with a pig -- t| Of time and events -- t| Landscape with snow -- t| Workroom -- t| Ginerbread heart -- t| Dead leaves -- t| Despair -- t| from Stain on the negative -- t| Inconsequential memory -- t| Interrogation in front of devil's signature and other lessons -- t| Maids -- t| Old motif -- t| To a fool -- t| About hope and dissipation -- t| Privy -- t| Monastic privy -- t| Lavatory theater -- t| Discreet lavatory -- t| Lavatory library -- t| The drunk's lavatory -- t| Out in the open -- t| Centaur with face lit up on both sides -- t| Devil's lunch -- t| A road meant to be walked -- t| Happiness -- t| Regarding walking on water -- t| Black on white or green background -- t| House spider -- t| 1918 -- t| Small lamp -- t| History -- t| Strange students -- t| Mythology -- t| Metamorphosis -- t| Comparison -- t| The touch of absence -- t| Tree -- t| Someone else -- t| Daydreaming in the midst of spring labors -- t| Some enter the tavern, the others exit -- t| from Skin and bones -- t| from Canvas -- t| The gathering of the metaphysicians -- t| The essential -- t| The graves of poets -- t| The farmers' market -- t| Future-past journey -- t| Go and finally climb that spiral staircase -- t| Owls -- t| Time and unacceptable human destiny -- t| Evening poem -- t| Evening with devil's icon and pigs -- t| I hope you won't give up -- t| I'm crazy mother and can hardly stand it -- t| Like someone else's breath in your face -- t| The martyrs -- t| Purgatory -- t| Genesis according to the rules of universal poetics -- t| Guesswork.
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