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Garden of Theophrastus

Peter Huchel

Translated by Michael Hamburger

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ISBN: 978 0 856354 18 2
Categories: 20th Century, German
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: January 1995
220 x 140 x 8 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Peter Huchel
    Peter Huchel (1903–1981) was born in Lichterfelde near Berlin. He studied literature and philosophy in Berlin, Freiburg and Vienna. His poetry has its roots in the native Brandenburg from which he was exiled in the 1970s when he was ‘sent West’ after long official neglect. After his dismissal from the editorship ... read more
    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
    Praise for Michael Hamburger 'O'Driscoll manages to get the reader as close to Hamburger as possible in one book. It feels very much like spending a week at your grandfather's house - getting to listen to all his stories, roaming through cupboards, reading the works hidden inside.'
    Dominik Szczepaniak, DURA
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