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At an Hours Sleep from Here Franca Mancinelli translated John Taylor – Reviewed

'An Hour's Sleep from Here' Franca Mancinelli translated by John Taylor

Bitter Oleander Press

ISBN 978-0-9993279-6-8

This bilingual collection includes Franca Mancinelli's 'Mala Kruna' (2007) and 'Pasta Madre' (2013) along with new poems. The Italian critic Carmen Gallo describes France Mancinelli as someone who "combines an extraordinary stylistic lucidity with a visionary gaze that dialectically questions reality without transfiguring or over turning it, and meditates on it...

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