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Collected Poems, 1941-1994

Michael Hamburger

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ISBN: 978 0 856462 66 5
Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Published: October 1997
224 x 145 x 25 mm
476 pages
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Paperback
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  • Since 1941 Michael Hamburger has created a distinctive body of work. Collected Poems 1941–1994 reflects more than half a century’s dedication to poetry and a consistent engagement with both the natural and the human world.

    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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