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A Michael Hamburger Reader

Michael Hamburger

Edited by Dennis O'Driscoll

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ISBN: 978 1 784105 15 0
Categories: 20th Century, 21st Century, German, Irish, Translation
Imprint: FyfieldBooks
Published: August 2017
216 x 135 mm
592 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Michael Hamburger (1924–2007) was a poet and critic of distinction as well as the outstanding translator of German poetry. His translations included selections from Celan, Eich, Goethe, Hofmannsthal, Hölderlin, Peter Huchel, Rilke and others, and it was through his In The Truth of Poetry he taught his and later generations how to read beyond these shores. In this much-needed collection, Dennis O’Driscoll has refined a giant oeuvre of poems, translations and essays into an essential volume that restores Hamburger's legacy as one of the most innovative and influential writers of the twentieth century.
    Michael Hamburger
    Michael Hamburger (1924–2007) was a poet and critic of distinction as well as the outstanding translator of German poetry. His awards include the Schlegel-Tieck Prize (1981), the German Federal Republic’s Goethe Medal (1986) and the EC’s first European Translation Prize (1990) for Poems of Paul Celan . Five collections of his ... read more
    Dennis O'Driscoll
    Dennis O’Driscoll (1954–2012) was born in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. Apart from nine collections of poetry, books published during his lifetime included a selection of essays and reviews, Troubled Thoughts, Majestic Dreams (2001), two collections of literary quotations and Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney (2008). Among his awards were a Lannan ... read more
    Awards won by Dennis O'Driscoll Short-listed, 2001 Irish Times Literary Prize,Irish Poetry (Weather Permitting) Winner, 2013 Irish Times Literary Prize,Irish Poetry (Dear Life) Winner, 2013 Irish Times Literary Prize,Irish Poetry (Dear Life)
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