Cyclops Wearing Flip-flops by John Oliver Simon
  

Cyclops Wearing Flip-flops

Written by John Oliver Simon
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Part of the Best of Poetry Inside Out Series

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Cyclops Wearing Flip-flops by John Oliver Simon

Cyclops Wearing Flip-Flops takes the reader on a unique adventure through world literature as seen by elementary and middle school students in the Center for the Art of Translation's Poetry Inside Out program. Featuring translations and poetry by third- through eighth-graders, this multilingual anthology includes student translations of celebrated poets from around the world and the students' own original poems. An ideal volume for introducing world poetry to children ages eight and up, Cyclops Wearing Flip-Flops includes translations of renowned writers from a range of languages and time periods, including Basho, Ovid, Salvatore Quasimodo, Pablo Neruda, Tarawa Machi, and David Huerta. The anthology showcases literary translation and poetry empowering students to seek creative possibilities, and is an indispensable resource for educators and students of all ages. John Oliver Simon, a widely published poet and translator, is artistic director of Poetry Inside Out, a program of the Center for the Art of Translation, San Francisco.

About the Author

John Oliver Simon, a widely published poet and translator, is artistic director of Poetry Inside Out, a program of the Center for the Art of Translation, San Francisco.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

John Oliver Simon
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Publisher

Center for the Art of Translation

Publication date

1st May 2011

ISBN

9781931883184


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