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Sounds Her Depths: Reviewing Alejandra Pizarnik’s Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972

Jon Curley reviews Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962–1972 (New Directions, 2016) by Alejandra Pizarnik, translated by Yvette Siegert, for Hyperallergic. About her, he writes: A translator and critic as well as poet, Pizarnik lived between Buenos Aries and Paris, befriending Octavio Paz and Julio Cortazar and identifying with, while not necessarily emulating, the […]
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