99 POEMS IN TRANSLATION: An Anthology. by Pinter, Harold; Astbury,…


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Grove Press, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - A very personal, and appealing, selection of some of the best poems to ever be translated into English. The poets range from Sappho and Petronius, Li Po and Dante, Baudelaire and Verlaine, Nelly Sachs and Edith Sodergran to Cesar Vallejo, Garcia Lorca and Henri Michaux. The translators are similarly varied and include, to name just a few, Ben Jonson, Shelley, Elizabeth Bishop, Ezra Pound, Ferlinghetti and many more. An anthology which is a pleasure to dip into. Includes a chronological list of the poets, an index of the translators and of the poems by the first line. ISBN: 0-8021-15578.

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

Book ID: 20049
Keywords: Poetry
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