A Distant Center

A Distant Center

In the bold tradition of the ?Misty Poets,? Ha Jin confronts China?s fraught political history while paying tribute to its rich culture and landscape. The poems of A Distant Center speak in a voice that is steady and direct, balancing contemplative longing with sober warnings from a writer who has confronted the traumas of censorship and state violence. With unadorned lang In the bold tradition of the ?Misty Poets,? Ha Jin confronts China?s fraught political history while paying t...

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Title:A Distant Center
Author:Ha Jin
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:A Distant Center
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:80 pages pages

A Distant Center Reviews

  • Jenny (Reading Envy)
    Apr 25, 2018
    Ha Jin moved to the United States from China in 1985, and wrote these poems in English, but they do feel like they are of more than one place, or maybe sometimes no place (in a way I really liked.) Some are motivational, like some of my favorites from Mary Oliver, where the poet is spe...
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    May 26, 2018
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    May 04, 2018
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    May 14, 2018
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    Feb 06, 2018
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  • J.D. Dehart
    May 18, 2018
    Ha Jin offers us poems of travel, place, and memory in A Distant Center. The book is divided into meditations on travelers, time, home, and far away places. Poignantly, we are left with what Jin calls "a quiet center." The collection begins with words of advice in "You Must Not ...
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