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Selected translations, 1968-1978 / W.S. Merwin.


1st ed.. New York : Atheneum, 1979.
ISBN 0689109032, 9780689109034

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Subjects Poetry -- Translations into English.
Poetry.
Description xviii, 125 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Poems.
Contents Malayan figures -- Korean figures -- Japanese figures -- Chinese figures -- I have had a companion / Daio -- For years I dug in the earth / Muso -- A breeze strokes the water / Takushitsu -- Even the man who is happy / Kalidasa -- I like sleeping; Between his hands ; Water pouring from clouds ; Hiding in the ; The goddess Laksmi / anonymous Sanskrit -- The moon which the sky never saw ; When the heart bursts into flame ; Wise teacher tell me ; Love you alone have been with us ; If you're not going to sleep / Rumi -- The whole universe is full of God / Yunu Emre -- Ghazal V ; Ghazal XII ; Ghazal XXXIV ; Ghazal XXXV ; Ghazal XXI ; Ghazal XV / Mirza Ghalib.
Pilgrim songs / anonymous Russian -- Beyond the mountains / Alexander Blok -- Leningrad ; Your thin shoulders ; Now I'm dead in the grave ; How dark it gets along the Kama ; Today is all beak and no feathers ; Mounds of human heads ; The last supper / Osip Mandelstam -- Today everything ; Maybe this road ; On Nelly Sachs ; When I travel back / Lars Noren -- Whatever place ; If all of me is still there ; If there is someone above ; Your way ; Child listen ; I am climbing ; I am making ; Heaven / anonymous Crow (American Indian) -- Prayer ; Prayer ; Where are you ; I'm bringing up a fly ; When you find you're alone ; It's today I'm supposed / anonymous Quechua (Incan) -- Sacred food / anonymous Tzeltal (Mayan) -- The flood ; Belly-ache / anonymous Tzotzil (Mayan) -- Story of the lazy man and the ants ; Story of the eaters ; Story of the ants and the grasshoppers / anonymous Tzeltal (Mayan) -- The dream ; Song of the old woman ; My song was ready / anonymous Eskimo -- Bear in mind ; Now you're ripe for me / anonymous Malgache (Madagascar).
Though you rule the dead / Julianus -- Epitaph for Cleonicus / Automedon -- Gifts to a lady ; A quince preserved ; On the death of the ferryman, Glaucus / Antiphilos -- Very dear though it was / Michelangelo -- The infinite / Leopardi -- The man from up-country talking ; Two of the festivals of death ; The drafted vulture / Joao Cabral de Melo Neto -- Instructs how all things foretell death ; Love constant beyond death / Francisco de Quevedo -- The iron chain ; I can't see you ; You're not here ; Goodbye ; Further question ; Not in marble palaces / Pedro Salinas -- Poetry is a heavenly crime / Vicente Huidibro -- My whole life ; To a minor poet ; The poet tells of his fame / Jorge Luis Borges -- A man ; Song of the foreigner ; Proposals ; I Jehovah decree ; Everything used to look good to me / Nicanor Parra -- Elegy ; The cave ; Telemachus ; Deer / Juan Jose Arreola -- Sometimes my hands ; A man spells out his tiredness ; There will come a day ; Life draws a tree ; I'm awake ; If we knew the point / Roberto Juarroz -- From Diario Seminario ; I have eyes to see ; From the bodies ; I'm out to find a man ; You have what I look for ; The conceited / Jaime Sabines.
Genre Translations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4491908
(OCoLC)ocm04491908
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Merwin, W. S. 1927-
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