Three-Toed Gull: Selected Poems

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April 2003



Perhaps the most widely respected and read poet of his generation in Sweden, Jesper Svenbro makes his debut in the English-speaking world with this selection of poems drawn from his seven previous volumes.


Jesper Svenbro was born in 1944 in the small town of Landskrona in southern Sweden. He studied classics at Lund University and Greek with Eric Havelock at Yale, and lived in Italy and then France, where he has for many years held a post at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique. An internationally renowned classical scholar, Svenbro has had most of his works translated into English. His first collection of poems was published in 1966; with his second, Element till en kosmologi, published in 1979, he began to be recognized as one of Sweden's most original younger poets. By now the author of many volumes, Svenbro is one of the leading and most widely read European poets of his generation.


"As far as I am concerned, no better poetry is coming from 'Scaldignavia' at the present time." - Swedish Poet And Critic Leif Sjoberg
EAN: 9780810120426
ISBN: 0810120429
Untertitel: 'Hydra Books'. First. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 152 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von John Matthias, Lars-Hakan Svensson
Format: kartoniert
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