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Translating El Desdichado

THE POEM ITSELF is a book published in 1995 by Stanley Burnshaw, devoted to helping the English reader understand the difficulties in translating foreign poetry. Burnshaw says “Our comments on allusion, symbol, meaning, sound,...

Lucy

“Strange fits of passion have I known…”

My Shadow

“I have a little shadow that goes in and out…”