Words and the World

International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

Edited by Gilbert C. F. Fong, Shelby K. Y. Chan, Lucas Klein, and Bei Dao

The Chinese University Press

Words and the World

Pub Date: April 2012

ISBN: 9789629964955

296 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $25.00

Words and the World

International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

Edited by Gilbert C. F. Fong, Shelby K. Y. Chan, Lucas Klein, and Bei Dao

The Chinese University Press

Following the convening of Hong Kong International Poetry Nights 2011, The World of Words is a collection of selected works by some of the most internationally acclaimed poets today. Included are the poems of Tanikawa Shuntar¯o (Japan), Paul Muldoon (Ireland), Tomaž Šalamun (Slovenia), Arkadii Dragomoshchenko (Russia), C. D. Wright (USA), María Baranda (Mexico), Régis Bonvicino (Brazil), Silke Scheuermann (Germany), Bejan Matur (Turkey), Vivek Narayanan (India) as well as leading Chinese poets such as Xi Chuan, Yu Jian, Yu Xiang, Ling Yu, Chen Ko Hua, Lo Chih Cheng, Tian Yuan, Yao Feng, Wong Leung Wo and Yip Fai. The collection makes a treasured anthology of the finest contemporary poetry in trilingual or bilingual presentation.