List Price: $24.99
Publisher: Alma Books
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
A new collection from this brilliant Australian poet. In this volume of 'cover' poems, John Kinsella takes the work of poets from across the centuries writing in languages other than English, including French, Russian, German, Greek, Latin and Chinese, and recreates the original works as translations, adaptations and versions. In the case of nineteenth-century French poets, including Leconte de Lisle, Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud and Charles Cros, there is close consideration of the traditional conventions of translation; Kinsella produces versions designed to capture the intent and design of the originals. However, with medieval poet Francois Villon, Kinsella has taken his 'criminal More...
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