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By Kristin Naca

ISBN-10: 0061782343

ISBN-13: 9780061782343

A winner of the 2008 nationwide Poetry sequence mtvU Prize as chosen by way of Yusef Komunyakaa (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Kristin′s paintings perpetuates NPS′s culture of marketing extraordinary poetry from lesser identified poets.

Her poems are playful and severe without notice. They discover the richness of her cultural and linguistic background, which spans the globe from Mexico to the Philippines. They guard with power and humor the colour red. and so they learn the insecurities of the letter ′h′ -- between different things.

For thirty years, the nationwide Poetry sequence has came upon many new and rising voices and has been instrumental in launching the careers of poets and writers equivalent to Billy Collins, Mark Doty, Denis Johnson, Cole Swensen, Thylias Moss, Mark Levine, and Dionisio Martinez.

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Note that Alexiou (1985, As') considers E l 7 9 4 - 8 6 7 a later addition despite the lines shared with G (see Jeffreys, 1996, for counter­ arguments). - Gnomic comments and biblical quotations. Odorico, 1989 lists many moralising comments from G, some of which are marked in the manuscript itself (see p. xix above). A few also appear in E. 317-18 (Odorico 20; cf. 326-7 (Odorico 1; cf. 124 (Odorico 2; cf. 203 (Odorico 23; cf. 218 (Odorico 25; cf. 5 4 9 (Odorico 39; cf. 661 (Odorico 54; cf. 838, cf.

The fourteen virtually identical lines that have been referred to already (pp. xxix and Hi) are the prime instances of this. Further lists of lines that can be classed in this way are to be found in Beaton, 1993a. Beaton’s lists, however, do not pretend to be exhaustive and, in particular, they under-report the internal parallels that exist within G and E. g. g. 758 but seeE231. 784, 815, 820, 822. 1022. 1023, 1058, 1148, 1290). Lines of this sort make up the second category of repeated phrases and are the kind of repetition that is found in the fourteenth-century texts.

25). However, the relationships between these historical personages do not correspond to those between the characters in the Digenis text. 37); Soudalis (E928), known as a persecutor of the Paulicians (Polemis, 1968, 16) though in E he is simply an Arab. Further references for the identifications of these names with historical personages and places are given in the Name Index. Arab material Woven in with the putative Paulician references are names that have been similarly identified with Arab persons and places, notably G s Ambron/‘Umar as mentioned above.

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