Phantom Limb (review)

Phantom Limb (review) breasts. Still, this collection attests to the range of talent emanating from Tokyo; reading Faces, we come to know the twisted and creative psyches of its writers. Anyone wanting a bird's-eye view of the expat poetry scene in Tokyo and its satellites across the globe would do well to check out this book. Its vaudevillian range of styles and tones gives us a glimpse of the Tokyo-International Express as it shuttles by in all its wild and wonderful glory. leza lowitz Wings of Summer: Selected Poems 1984­1997 by Zheng Danyi. Translated by Luo Hui. Hong Kong: Sixth Finger Press, 2003. 366 pages, paper $16. Zheng Danyi is one of China's leading poets of the New Generation. Though circulation of his poetry has been limited, his work has been influential in China and, through this excellent translation, can now find a wider appreciation in the West. Zheng self-published and circulated five other collections of poems in Chinese. Wider distribution was limited by government authorities, who were wary of all poetry. It is a measure of the depth of this wariness of literary "pollution" that Zheng's verses--known only to a few--resulted in government harassment and self-imposed exile in Hong Kong. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Manoa University of Hawai'I Press

Phantom Limb (review)

Manoa, Volume 15 (2) – Oct 23, 2003

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breasts. Still, this collection attests to the range of talent emanating from Tokyo; reading Faces, we come to know the twisted and creative psyches of its writers. Anyone wanting a bird's-eye view of the expat poetry scene in Tokyo and its satellites across the globe would do well to check out this book. Its vaudevillian range of styles and tones gives us a glimpse of the Tokyo-International Express as it shuttles by in all its wild and wonderful glory. leza lowitz Wings of Summer: Selected Poems 1984­1997 by Zheng Danyi. Translated by Luo Hui. Hong Kong: Sixth Finger Press, 2003. 366 pages, paper $16. Zheng Danyi is one of China's leading poets of the New Generation. Though circulation of his poetry has been limited, his work has been influential in China and, through this excellent translation, can now find a wider appreciation in the West. Zheng self-published and circulated five other collections of poems in Chinese. Wider distribution was limited by government authorities, who were wary of all poetry. It is a measure of the depth of this wariness of literary "pollution" that Zheng's verses--known only to a few--resulted in government harassment and self-imposed exile in Hong Kong.

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