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AuthorTazhi, Aigerim
TitlePaper-thin skin
Other authorKates, J.
Type of publicationBooks
Physical description xvii, 147 p. ; 21 cm.
Publisher Zephyr Press, ©2019
Сall numberPL76.7 .T39 2019
Location3rd floor
Subjectkazakh poetry
GenreFiction/Көркем әдебиет/Художественная литература
SummaryPaper-thin Skin is the debut collection by Aigerim Tazhi, who has broken ground as a Kazakhstani woman poet by gaining attention both in Russia and internationally. Fish, insects, birds, the sea, the sky, humans seeking connection, and death figure frequently in these succinct poems, as do windows, mirrors, and eyes: these are poems of observation and deep reflection. Tazhi gently insists that we look at words and the world "in the eye," as she seeks to create what translator J. Kates calls a "mystic community of communication
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