Viorica Patea

Viorica Patea is associate professor of American literature at the University of Salamanca and has published books on American poetry and modernism.

  • Photo by Paula Goodale
       By Ana Blandiana
    Photo by Paula Goodale   Thistles and Gods Thistles and gods all withered in the sunLike the blanched remains of temples,Long and slender skeletons,Irrevocable examplesOf the burden of being immortal...
  • My Native Land A4
       By Ana Blandiana
    Paul Scott Derrick & Viorica Pâtea, tr. Hexham, Northumberland. Bloodaxe (Dufour, distr.). 2014. ISBN 9781780371054 Readers coming belatedly to the work of Ana Blandiana may be puzzled at the disc...
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       By Ana Blandiana
    Photo: Kristina Sheppard/Flickr A Young Horse  I’ve never figured out what world I live in.I rode on a horse as young and as happy as I.When he galloped I could feel his heartbeatAgainst my thighsAnd...

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