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Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer

Tranströmer, Tomas
Title: Tomas Tranströmer
Reading Date: Tuesday, February 26, 1974

Introduction-2562

Description:

by Lois Shelton

"Tracks"-2563

Description:

Performed in Swedish and English.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. Windows & Stones: Selected Poems. Trans. May Swenson with Leif Sjöberg. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1972.

"Further In"-2564

Description:

Differs from collected version.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Half-Finished Heaven. Ed. and trans. Robert Bly. Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 2001.

"Seeing Through the Ground"-2565

Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Half-Finished Heaven. Ed. and trans. Robert Bly. Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 2001.

"Guard Duty"-2566

Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. Windows & Stones: Selected Poems. Trans. May Swenson with Leif Sjöberg. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1972.

"Out in the Open"-2567

Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. 20 Poems. Trans. Robert Bly. Madison, MN: Seventies Press, 1970.

"Baltics"-2568

Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. Baltics. Trans. Samuel Charters. Berkeley, CA: Oyez, 1975.

Question and Answer Session-2569

Description:

Some questions are inaudible.

"Längs radien"-2570

Description:

Includes brief comments from the audience and the performance of "Längs radien" ["Along the Lines"] in Swedish.

"Along the Lines"-2571

Description:

Differs from collected version, which bears the title "Along the Lines (Far North)."


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Half-Finished Heaven. Ed. and trans. Robert Bly. Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 2001.

"Standing Up"-2572

Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. Night Vision. Trans. Robert Bly. Northwood Narrows, NH: Lillabulero Press, 1971.

Reading Date: Tuesday, February 26, 1974
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

In his first appearance at the Poetry Center, Tomas Tranströmer reads widely from his work as translated by May Swenson, Robert Bly, and Samuel Charters. Given primarily in English, the reading opens with a bilingual performance of "Spår" <"Tracks"> in Swedish and English.

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