Tag Archives: NTA Poetry 2015

NTA Longlist: Poems of Osip Mandelstam by Osip Mandelstam translated by Peter France

Poems of Osip Mandelstam by Osip Mandelstam, Translated from the Russian by Peter France (New Directions) One of the most difficult tasks facing a translator of rhymed poetry is to equally enchant new readers with a lyrical style that conveys the original musicality. … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding by Gunnar Harding translated by Roger Greenwald

Guarding the Air: Selected Poems of Gunnar Harding by Gunnar Harding, translated from the Swedish by Roger Greenwald (Black Widow Press) In his generous selection from the entire career of this important contemporary Swedish poet, Roger Greenwald makes a major contribution to … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: Nothing More to Lose by Najwan Darwish translated by Kareem James Abu-Zeid

Nothing More to Lose by Najwan Darwish, translated from the Arabic by Kareem James Abu-Zeid (New York Review Books) The biblical, the mythological, and the quotidian mix with political resistance and dissent in this powerful collection by Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish. A … Continue reading

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