|Persian translation of works by Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos published||
TEHRAN – A Persian translation of a collection of works by the Greek poet Yiannis Ritsos (1909-1990) has been published by Golazin Publications.
Ali Abdollahi has translated the collection entitled “Nice Lies”, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Saturday.
Ritsos’ poetry ranges from the overtly political to the deeply personal and it often utilizes characters from ancient Greek myths.
Abdollahi has previously translated several books from different international writers and poets including Bulgarian-born novelist Elias Canetti and Serbian writer David Albahari.
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