Imitations (Faber paper covered editions)
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- Seller:Serendipity UnLtd
- Sales Rank:13,457,034
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Publication Date:December 1962
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Not quite translations--yet something much more, much richer, than mere tributes to their original versions--the poems in Imitations reflect Lowell's conceptual, historical, literary, and aesthetic engagements with a diverse range of voices from the Western canon. Moving chronologically from Homer to Pasternak--and including such master poets en route as Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Rilke, and Montale--the fascinating and hugely informed pieces in this book are themselves meant to be read as "a whole," according to Lowell's telling Introduction, "a single volume, a small anthology of European poetry."
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