Saturday, February 7, 2009

does what it says on the tin

The Poem Itself; 45 Modern Poets in a New Presentation, the French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian Poems, Each Rendered Literally in an Interpretative Discussion. Associate Editors: Dudley Fitts, Henri Peyre, John Frederick Nims (Hardcover)

was published in 1960 - offers poems in the original language with translation and analysis. A wonderful book. A handful of copies are available on Amazon and Abebooks.

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