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Kharanauli Besik

Besik

Besik Kharanauli (born 1939 in Tianeti) is one of the best-known contemporary poets in Georgia. He has written over twenty poetry anthologies and two books of prose. Besik Kharanauli’s unconventional, ironic and modernist works were a real novelty to the 20th century poetry scene. His works continue to be relevant to this day. He has been awarded a series of important Georgian literary prizes. He was awarded the SABA literary award in 2015 for his contribution to the development of Georgian literature. He was also Georgia’s nomination for the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Poetry Collection

Poetry Collection

Publisher: Dagyeli Verlag, 2018
Translator: Nana Chigladze, Norbert Hummelt

The Potato Harvest

The Potato Harvest

Publisher: Corvinus Presse, 2017
Translator: N. Chigladze, N. Hummelt

Anthology of Georgian Lyrics

Anthology of Georgian Lyrics

Publisher: Pop Verlag, 2015
Translator: G.R.Gruenert, S.Chotivari-Juenger, N.Gelashvili, M.Lisowski, N.Popiaschwili, Sch.Schamanadse, T.Sieger