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Half-Finished Heaven The Best Poems of Tomas Transtr�mer

ISBN-10: 1555973515
ISBN-13: 9781555973513
Edition: 2001
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Description: The contemporary Swedish poet Tomas Transtrouml;mer has a prestigious worldwide reputation; many expect that he will someday win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Robert Bly, a longtime friend and confidant of Transtrouml;mer's, as well as one of his  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 10/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 122
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

The contemporary Swedish poet Tomas Transtrouml;mer has a prestigious worldwide reputation; many expect that he will someday win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Robert Bly, a longtime friend and confidant of Transtrouml;mer's, as well as one of his first translators, has carefully chosen and translated the finest of Transtrouml;mer's poems to create this cherished and invaluable collection. Contents Introduction: "Upward into the Depths" by Robert Bly 1 From 17 Poems (1954) Secrets on the Road (1958) The Half-Finished Heaven (1962) Evening—Morning Storm The Man Awakened by a Song above His Roof Track Kyrie After the Attack Balakirev's Dream (1905) The Couple Allegro Lamento The Tree and the Sky A Winter Night Dark Shape Swimming The Half-Finished Heaven Nocturne 2 From Resonance and Footprints (1966) Night Vision (1970) Open and Closed Space From an African Diary Morning Bird Songs Summer Grass About History After a Death Under Pressure Slow Music Out in the Open Solitude Breathing Space July The Open Window s26Preludes The Bookcase Outskirts Going with the Current Traffic Night Duty A Few Moments The Name Standing Up 3 From Pathways (1973) Truth Barriers (1978) Elegy The Scattered Congregation Snow-Melting Time, '66 Further In Late May December Evening, '72 Seeing through the Ground Guard Duty Along the Lines (Far North) At Funchal (Island of Madeira) Calling Home Citoyens For Mats and Laila After a Long Dry Spell A Place in the Woods Street Crossing Below Freezing Start of a Late Autumn Novel From the Winter of 1947 The Clearing Schubertiana 4 From The Wild Market Square (1983) For the Living and the Dead (1989) Grief Gondola (1996) From March '79 Fire Script Black Postcards Romanesque Arches The Forgotten Commander Vermeer The Cuckoo The Kingdom of Uncertainty Three Stanzas Two Cities Island Life, 1860 April and Silence Grief Gondola #2

Tomas Transtr�mer was born in Stockholm, Sweden on April 15, 1931. He was 23 years old when his debut work, Seventeen Poems, was published in 1954. He graduated from Stockholm University in 1956 and became an occupational psychologist. His other works include The Sorrow Gondola, The Half-Finished Heaven: The Best Poems of Tomas Transtr�mer, and The Great Enigma: New and Collected Poems. He has won numerous awards including the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the Oevralids Prize, the Swedish Award from International Poetry Forum, the Lifetime Recognition Award given by the trustees of the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry in 2007, and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011.

ROBERT BLY is an American poet, author, activist, and leader of the Mythopoetic Men's Movement.

Introduction: "Upward into the Depths"
from 17 Poems (1954)/Secrets on the Road (1958)/The Half-Finished Heaven (1962)
Evening--Morning
Storm
The Man Awakened by a Song above His Roof
Track
Kyrie
After the Attack
Balakirev's Dream (1905)
The Couple
Allegro
Lamento
The Tree and the Sky
A Winter Night
Dark Shape Swimming
The Half-Finished Heaven
Nocturne
from Resonance and Footprints (1966)/Night Vision (1970)
Open and Closed Space
From an African Diary (1963)
Morning Bird Songs
Summer Grass
About History
After a Death
Under Pressure
Slow Music
Out in the Open
Solitude
Breathing Space July
The Open Window
Preludes
The Bookcase
Outskirts
Going with the Current
Traffic
Night Duty
A Few Moments
The Name
Standing Up
from Pathways (1973)/Truth Barriers (1978)
Elegy
The Scattered Congregation
Snow-Melting Time, '66
Further In
Late May
December Evening, '72
Seeing through the Ground
Guard Duty
Along the Lines (Far North)
At Funchal (Island of Madeira)
Calling Home
Citoyens
For Mats and Laila
After a Long Dry Spell
A Place in the Woods
Street Crossing
Below Freezing
Start of a Late Autumn Novel
From the Winter of 1947
The Clearing
Schubertiana
from The Wild Market Square (1983)/For the Living and the Dead (1989)/Grief Gondola (1996)
From March '79
Fire Script
Black Postcards
Romanesque Arches
The Forgotten Commander
Vermeer
The Cuckoo
The Kingdom of Uncertainty
Three Stanzas
Two Cities
Island Life, 1860
April and Silence
Grief Gondola #2

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