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    Acep Zamzam Noor

ISBN: 9786029144802
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Like Death Approaching & Other Poems

by: Acep Zamzam Noor

Acep Zamzam Noor’s poems wrap silence around images of death and failure. Beauty and, of course, life itself is transitory. They are things that quickly pass, reminds Noor. The reader, when trying to uncover the meaning of the poet’s surreal scenes, learns much about the meaning of his own existence.

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Acep Zamzam Noor’s poems wrap silence around images of death and failure. Beauty and, of course, life itself is transitory. They are things that quickly pass, reminds Noor. The reader, when trying to uncover the meaning of the poet’s surreal scenes, learns much about the meaning of his own existence. ISBN: 9786029144802
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 94 pages
Acep Zamzam Noor (Tasikmalaya, West Java, February 28, 1960) studied in the Faculty of Visual Arts and Design at the Bandung Institute of Technology and at the University for Foreigners of Perugia (Università per Stranieri di Perugia) in Italy. He is the author of several prize-winning collections of poetry, including Jalan Menuju Rumahmu (2004), which received the SEA Write Award (2005); Menjadi Penyair Lagi (2007), which received the Khatulistiwa Literary Award (2007); Paguneman (2011), a collection of Sundanese poems that received the Rancagé Literary Award (2012); and Bagian dari Kegembiraan (2013), which was selected as the best poetry anthology on National Poetry Day in 2013.
Translator :John McGlynn
Translator :Michael Groß
Michael Groß went to university in Munich and Berlin (MA in 1984, PhD in 1987). From 1988 to 1992 he worked as a lecturer of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in linguistics and German language at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta. Following his return to Germany, he worked as a teacher of German as a foreign language. He also began to work as a translator of various kinds of Indonesian texts. Since 2004 he has served as co-editor of Kita, a journal published by the German-Indonesian Society (Deutsch-Indonesische Gesellschaft), three times a year.

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