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Description - Guest and Host by Joe Winter

"Guest and Host" records the experience of being welcomed into the household of a foreign country. At some distance from the travel-book viewpoint of the outsider-looking-in, Winter is able to capture the country in a deeper light through staying rather than travelling, and living rather than merely observing. The sonnet-sequence "Guest and Host" is complemented by a powerful poem on the 2001 earthquake at Kutch; a fascinating sequence based on the reminiscences of an infantry officer of the British Raj; and, a dramatic poem on Durga, the goddess of Calcutta's annual festival of Durga Puja.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780856463518
ISBN-10: 0856463515
Format: Paperback
Pages: 96
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joe Winter

Joe Winter, born in London in 1943, taught English in secondary schools in London from 1967 to 1994. Anvil publishes his translations of Rabindranath Tagore's 'Song Offerings' (Gitanjali) and a selection of fifty poems by Jibanananda Das, 'Naked Lonely Hand'.

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