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New Translation Shares The Voice Of A Poet Who Wrote As Intensely As She Lived

John Powers says The Copenhagen Trilogy is a story about escape — escape from menial work, escape from traditional female roles, escape from boredom, escape from reality, and escape from the heavy weight of a self that was shaped in her childhood, a time, she writes, that's "long and narrow like a coffin."

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