Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine (Ukrainian Studies) (Paperback)

Words for War: New Poems from Ukraine (Ukrainian Studies) By Oksana Maksymchuk (Editor), Max Rosochinsky (Editor) Cover Image
By Oksana Maksymchuk (Editor), Max Rosochinsky (Editor)
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The poems collected in this volume engage with the events and experiences of war, reflecting on the themes of alienation, loss, dislocation, and disability; as well as justice, heroism, courage, resilience, generosity, and forgiveness. The anthology brings together some of the most compelling poetic voices from different regions of Ukraine.

About the Author


Oksana Maksymchuk is an author of two award-winning books of poetry in the Ukrainian language, and a recipient of Richmond Lattimore and Joseph Brodsky-Stephen Spender translation prizes. She works on problems of cognition and motivation in Plato's moral psychology. Maksymchuk teaches philosophy at the University of Arkansas. Max Rosochinsky is a poet and translator from Simferopol, Crimea. His poems had been nominated for the PEN International New Voices Award in 2015. With Maksymchuk, he won first place in the 2014 Brodsky-Spender competition. His academic work focuses on twentieth century Russian poetry, especially Osip Mandelshtam and Marina Tsvetaeva.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781618118615
ISBN-10: 1618118617
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
Publication Date: November 16th, 2018
Pages: 242
Language: English
Series: Ukrainian Studies
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