The Art of Keeping Quiet is the first anthology in English translation by Rodolfo Alonso, one of today's most renowned Argentine poets. As early as 1956, Raul Gustavo Aguirre noted in Alonso "a surprising verbal command, where the conquests of modern poetry meld into the terrain of language, while still respecting the structure and spirit of quotidian expression." Fifty years later, Juan Gelman praised "this crystalline voice that has celebrated existence, giving its expression an essential structure like an expanding ...

The Art of Keeping Quiet: Poems 1952-2011 2015, Salt Publishing, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781784630331