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Reft and Light

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Poetry. Fourth in Burning Deck's Dichten = series of current German writing in English translation, REFT AND LIGHT presents a series of exuberant, playful language experiments by the well-known German poet. In an unusual twist, each poem is rendered in multiple English versions by some of America's most daring poets and translators. As editor Rosmarie Waldrop explains, Ern ...more
Paperback, 111 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Burning Deck
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Book 5 of 2016. Poetry. "A lesson on the perils and possibilities of translation, and as testimony to the sheer joy of crating with language" (Jeanette Clausen, International Poetry Review, Spring 2012).
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