Synopses & Reviews
Poetry. For nearly forty years Stephen Berg has established himself as a major American poet while exploring the boundaries between original verse and translations. These "versions" and translations aim to make accessible poetry from sources as diverse and intriguing as ancient Aztec, Chinese, and Inuit song, the poetry of Miklos Radnoti and Ruben Dario among many others.
A collection of "versions" of some of the world's great, untranslated literature by an important American poet.
About the Author
Stephen Berg is the author of numerous collections of poetry and translations and has been awarded the Frank O'Hara Memorial Prize, a Columbia University Translation Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim, Pew, Rockefeller, and Dietrich Foundations, as well as from the National Endowment for the Arts. Berg has taught at Princeton and Haverford and is currently a professor of humanities at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.