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The Ruins of Ani

The Ruins of Ani( )
Author: Balakian, Krikor
Introduction by: Balakian, Peter
Translator: Balakian, Peter
Arkun, Aram
Publication Date:Dec 2018
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Part historical study, part travel memoir, The Ruins of Ani takes readers on a thousand-year journey back to the former capital of the Armenian kingdom, once world-renowned for its magnificent buildings. This new translation by the author's great-nephew, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian, eloquently captures the book's vivid descriptions and lyrical prose.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Regional
History / Europe / Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.8 Inches
Author Biography
Balakian, Krikor (Author)
Peter Balakian was born in Teaneck, New Jersey on June 13, 1951. He received a B.A. from Bucknell University, a M.A. from New York University, and a Ph.D. in American civilization from Brown University. He has been an English professor at Colgate University since 1980. His collections of poetry including Father Fisheye, Sad Days of Light, Reply from Wilderness Island, Dyer's Thistle, June-Tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000, Ziggurat, and Ozone Journal, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry. He has also written works of nonfiction including Theodore Roethke's Far Fields and The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response. His memoir, Black Dog of Fate, won the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir.


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