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Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer

Tranströmer, Tomas
Title: Tomas Tranströmer
Reading Date: Sunday, April 10, 1988

Welcome and Introduction-8641

Description:

by Lois Shelton

"The Forgotten Captain"-8643

Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems. Trans. Robin Fulton. New York: New Directions, 2006.

"Deep in Europe"-8645

Description:

Performed in English and Swedish. Translation by Robin Fulton.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. For the Living and the Dead: New Poems and a Memoir. Trans. Joanna Bankier et al. Hopewell, NJ: The Ecco Press, 1995.

"Madrigal"-8647

Description:

Performed in English and Swedish. Differs slightly from collected version.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems. Trans. Robin Fulton. New York: New Directions, 2006.

"Berceuse"-8649

Description:

Differs from collected version.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems. Trans. Robin Fulton. New York: New Directions, 2006.

"Air Mail"-8651

Description:

Performed in Swedish and English. Differs slightly from collected version.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems. Trans. Robin Fulton. New York: New Directions, 2006.

"Golden Wasp"-8653

Description:

Differs from collected version. Translation includes some revisions by the author with Richard Shelton.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems. Trans. Robin Fulton. New York: New Directions, 2006.

"Leaflet"-8655

Description:

Performed in English and Swedish. Translation by Samuel Charters.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. For the Living and the Dead: New Poems and a Memoir. Trans. Joanna Bankier et al. Hopewell, NJ: The Ecco Press, 1995.

"Vermeer"-8657

Description:

Performed in Swedish and English. Differs from collected version.


Annotation:

Tranströmer, Tomas. The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems. Trans. Robin Fulton. New York: New Directions, 2006.

Question and Answer Session-8659

Description:

Some questions are inaudible.

Reading Date: Sunday, April 10, 1988
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium

Tomas Tranströmer reads translations of poems that first appeared in For the Living and the Dead (För levande och döda, 1989). Some poems are performed in Swedish and English. In the question and answer session that follows the reading, Tranströmer discusses the collaborative nature of the translation process.

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