Borrowed Body & Other Poems

Paperback: $14.00
ISBN-13: 9786029144901
Published: December 2015

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80 pages
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  • About the Book
  • Joko Pinurbo’s poetry is immediately recognizable for its simple language, accessibility, and the recurrent use of a number of specific but unusual motifs. His poems deal with a wide range of interpersonal relationships, with figures who engage in prosaic narratives that are deeply ironic, full of dark humor, and interwoven with nostalgia.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Joko Pinurbo, Author

      Joko Pinurbo, a graduate of the Sanata Dharma Teachers College in Yogyakarta, first came to literary attention in the 1980s. He is known for his lack of pretense—both in his life and his work—and has published nine books of poetry, many of them prize-winners. In 2014 he received the SEA-Write Award.
    • Harry Aveling, Translator

    • Helga Blazy, Translator