Daily Archives: December 27, 2018


A Midcentury Reckoning: The Most Foreign Country by Alejandra Pizarnik

It’s possible to read Alejandra Pizarnik’s debut collection of poetry as a kind of midlife crisis. Published in 1955, when the poet was only 19 years old, La tierra más ajena, translated masterfully by Yvette Siegert into The Most Foreign Country, with its tiny cataclysms and brooding flashes of brilliance, […]