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Ivan V. Lalic

Translated by Francis R. Jones

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Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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Paperback (32 pages)
(Pub. May 1987)
9780856461910
£3.95 £3.56
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  • This special edition of poems by Ivan V. Lalić was jointly published by Anvil Press Poetry and Turret Books to mark the occasion of his participation in Poetry Live, May 1987. It is a selection from his book The Passionate Measure.

    Ivan V. Lalic
    Ivan V. Lalić (1931–1996) studied law in Zagreb, where he first began to publish poetry, and worked for the publishers Nolit in Belgrade. He was also a distinguished critic and translator, especially of English poetry. The Works of Love (1981) was the first of several English translations of his poetry by ... read more
    Francis R. Jones
    Francis R. Jones translates poetry from various European languages – especially from Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian and Dutch into English, though he has also worked from Russian, Hungarian and Caribbean creoles, and into Geordie and Yorkshire dialect. Among his solo book-length translations are six collections by Ivan V. Lalić. Jones’s poetry translations have won ... read more
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