God's Torment: Poems by Alain Bosquet

God's Torment: Poems by Alain Bosquet

by Alain Bosquet, Edouard Roditi
     
 

Ohio University Press published a first volume of Alain Bosquet’s work, Selected Poems, in 1973. Since then, the avant-garde and metaphysical poetry of Bosquet has become widely available to an international audience. Such eminent poets as Paul Celan, Vasko Popa, Octavio Paz, and Ismail Kadare have translated his work into German, Serbo-Croatian,

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Ohio University Press published a first volume of Alain Bosquet’s work, Selected Poems, in 1973. Since then, the avant-garde and metaphysical poetry of Bosquet has become widely available to an international audience. Such eminent poets as Paul Celan, Vasko Popa, Octavio Paz, and Ismail Kadare have translated his work into German, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, and Albanian. Writers who have translated his poetry into English include Samuel Beckett, Lawrence Durrell, Denise Levertov, Louis Zukowski, Denis Devlin and Wallace Fowlie. This current collection, God’s Torment, has appeared in Italian, Swedish, Portuguese, Dutch, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Romanian and Catalan.

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A brilliant and original bilingual collection of metaphysical speculations and projections by the famous French poet who refers to himself as "an atheist hassled by belief." Translated from the French edition originally published by Gallimard in 1986. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821410912
Publisher:
Ohio University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1994
Edition description:
1
Pages:
71
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.52(d)

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