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The Green Child - a book by Read, Herbert

The Green Child

The Green Child( )
Author: Read, Herbert
Introduction by: Weinberger, Eliot
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:New Directions Publishing Corporation
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

A visionary masterpiece filled with green children, quicksand portals, imaginary countries, revolutionary dictators, and subterranean worlds

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds
Author Biography
Read, Herbert (Author)
Eliot Weinberger was born on February 6, 1949. He is a writer, editor and translator. His work has been published in 30 languages. He first gained recognition from his translations of Nobel Prize winner and poet Octavio Paz. These translations include Collected Poems 1957-1987 and In Light of India. He has also translated other writers such as Vicente Huidobro's Altazor. He received the National Board Critic's Circle Award for his edition of Borge's Selected Non-Fictions. Today Eliot Weinberger is mostly known for his essays and political articles focusing on U.S. politics and foreign policy. His literary writings include An Elemental Thing, which was selected by The Village Voice as one of the "20 Best Books of the Year for 2009. He is also the co-author of a study of Chinese poetry translations, 19 Ways of Looking at Wang Wei. In 2000 he was the only American literary writer to be awarded the order of the Aztec Eagle by the government of Mexico.


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