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Author Tranströmer, Tomas, 1931-2015

Title The half-finished heaven : the best poems of Tomas Tranströmer / chosen and translated by Robert Bly.

Publication Info. Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, [2001]
©2001

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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  811 TRA    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  839.71 TRANSTROMER    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 97 pages ; 23 cm
Note Translated from Swedish.
Contents Upward into the Depths / by Robert Bly -- From: 17 Poems (1954) / Secrets on the Road (1958) / The Half-Finished Heaven (1962) -- Evening, Morning -- Storm -- The Man Awakened by a Song above His Roof -- Track -- Kyrie -- After the Attack -- Balakirev's Dream (1905) -- The Couple -- Allegro -- Lamento -- The Tree and the Sky -- A Winter Night -- Dark Shape Swimming -- The Half-Finished Heaven -- Nocturne -- From: Resonance and Footprints (1966) / Night Vision (1970) -- Open and Closed Space -- From an African Diary (1963) -- Morning Bird Songs -- Summer Grass -- About History -- After a Death -- Under Pressure -- Slow Music -- Out in the Open -- Solitude -- Breathing Space July -- The Open Window -- Preludes -- The Bookcase -- Outskirts -- Going with the Current -- Traffic -- Night Duty -- A Few Moments -- The Name -- Standing Up -- From: Pathways (1973) / Truth Barriers (1978) -- Elegy -- The Scattered Congregation -- Snow-Melting Time, '66 -- Further In -- Late May -- December Evening, '72 -- Seeing through the Ground -- Guard Duty -- Along the Lines (Far North) -- At Funchal (Island of Madeira) -- Calling Home -- Citoyens -- For Mats and Laila -- After a Long Dry Spell -- A Place in the Woods -- Street Crossing -- Below Freezing -- Start of a Late Autumn Novel -- From the Winter of 1947 -- The Clearing -- Schubertiana -- From: The Wild Market Square (1983) / For the Living and the Dead (1989) / Grief Gondola (1996) -- From March '79 -- Fire Script -- Black Postcards -- Romanesque Arches -- The Forgotten Commander -- Vermeer -- The Cuckoo -- The Kingdom of Uncertainty -- Three Stanzas -- Two Cities -- Island Life, 1860 -- April and Silence -- Grief Gondola, #2.
Summary The contemporary Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer has a prestigious worldwide reputation many expect that he will someday win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Robert Bly, a longtime friend and confidant of Transtromer's, as well as one of his first translators, has carefully chosen and translated the finest of Transtromer's poems to create this collection.
Subject Tranströmer, Tomas, 1931-2015 -- Translations into English.
Added Author Bly, Robert.
Added Title Poems. Selections. English
Other Form: Online version: Tranströmer, Tomas, 1931- Poems English Selections. Half-finished heaven. Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2001 (OCoLC)647573944
ISBN 1555973515
9781555973513
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