Letters from Darkness

Letters from Darkness

By (author) Daniela Crasnaru , Translated by Fleur Adcock

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Daniela Crasnaru is a well-known Romanian poet of her generation. This collection shows two quite different facets of her work. The first part is a selection from work published under the Ceau s,escu r 'egime, in which she uses subtle, figurative language to convey messages without incurring official wrath. The second section contains outspoken work which she kept hidden in a box of onions in her aunt's cellar to prevent its confiscation. As she stated in a letter to Fleur Adcock shortly after the 1989 Revolution: `Now I am free to send you my real poems.' section, This book is intended for readers of poetry; libraries; readers of Fleur Adcock's poetry; those interested in contemporary Romanian history.

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  • Paperback | 57 pages
  • 134 x 210 x 6mm | 140.61g
  • 01 Dec 1991
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford
  • English
  • 0192828835
  • 9780192828835

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