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Half-finished Heaven : the Best Poems of Tomas Transtromer (01 Edition)

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From the Winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature
 
The contemporary Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer is a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature and has a prestigious worldwide reputation. Robert Bly, a longtime friend and confidant of Tranströmer's, as well as one of his first translators, has carefully chosen and translated the finest of Tranströmer'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

Synopsis:

Winner of the Neustadt Prize for Literature, Tomas Transtromer has a prestigious worldwide reputation. Robert Bly, a longtime translator of Transtromer's work as well as a friend and confidant, has carefully selected and translated the very best of his poems to make this a cherished, definitive collection.

About the Author

Tomas Tranströmer is the author of eleven books of poetry and a prose memoir, Memories See Me. His work has been translated into thirty languages, and has received the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Petrach Prize, the Bellman Prize, the Bonnier Award for Poetry, the Swedish Academy's Nordic Prize, and the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.

Robert Bly is a poet, essayist, cultural critic, and translator. He won the 1968 National Book Award in Poetry, and his recent books of verse include Morning Poems, Eating the Honey of Words: New and Selected Poems, and The Night Abraham Called to the Stars.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555973513
Translator:
Bly, Robert
Author:
Bly, Robert
Author:
Transtromer, Tomas
Publisher:
Graywolf Press
Location:
Saint Paul, Minn.
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Transtromer, Tomas
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Subject:
Single Author - Continental European
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
107-93
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
122
Dimensions:
8.99 x 6.04 x 0.365 in

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