Bertolt Brecht: Poems, 1913-1956 by Bertolt Brecht

By Bertolt Brecht

"...this awesome collection of Bertolt Brecht's poetry...roughly 500 poems...shows convincingly that his ouevre is among the significant poetic achievements of the current century. The enhancing, with very good notes, excerpts from Brecht's personal perspectives approximately poetry and Mr. Willett's concise creation is exemplary. most vital, the translations via 35 poets, between them H.R. Hayes, Peter Levi, Christopher Middleton, and Naomi Replansky, retain a excessive regular of accuracy and sometimes exhibit a really transparent thought of the feel and feeling of the German." -- Stephen Spender, the recent York instances ebook evaluate

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