The Star By My Head

Poets from Sweden
Original Publish Date: Nov 18, 2013
Product Number: EB00646361
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781571319036
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
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From Edith SOdergran to Gunnar EkelOf to Nobel Prize-winning Tomas TranstrOmer, Sweden has long been home to a rich and luminous poetic tradition, notable for refreshing openness, striking honesty, and a rare transcendence that seems to spring forth from a keen attention to the natural world. Comprising poems that span the beginnings of Modernism to today, The Star By My Head: Eight Swedish Poets is breathtaking, and internationally acclaimed poets and translators Malena MOrling and Jonas EllerstrOm offer stark, exquisite translations in this essential bilingual volume. Published in partnership with the Poetry Foundation, The Star By My Head is the premiere American anthology of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Swedish poetry in English translation.