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Traduction par John Taylor des récits de voyage de Phillipe Jaccottet: « A Calm Fire » (Seagull Books)

John Taylor a traduit les récits de voyage de Philippe Jaccottet sous le titre: A Calm Fire and Other Travel Writings (Seagull Books, 2019). Cette anthologie comprend Libretto (1990), Crystal and Smoke (1993), Beginning with the Word « Russia » (2002), Israel: Blue Notebook (2004) et A Calm Fire (2007).

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Philippe Jaccottet, « A Calm Fire » translated by John Taylor at Seagull Books

John Taylor has collected and translated Philippe Jaccottet’s travel writings as A Calm Fire and Other Travel Writings (Seagull Books, 2019). The book comprises Libretto (1990), Crystal and Smoke (1993), Beginning with the Word « Russia » (2002), Israel: Blue Notebook (2004), and A Calm Fire (2007).

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Pierre Chappuis & John Taylor / A Notebook of Clouds & A Notebook of Ridges

Sortie du « livre double » A Notebook of Clouds (par Pierre Chappuis, traduit du français par John Taylor) et A Notebook of Ridges (par John Taylor) chez The Fortnightly Review. Voici la quatrième de couverture: “A reading experience like no other…Pierre Chappuis’s ‘A Notebook of Clouds’ (in John Taylor’s nuanced translation) is by turns lyrical, playful, […]

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Pierre Chappuis & John Taylor / A Notebook of Clouds & A Notebook of Ridges

The Fortnightly Review has published Pierre Chappuis’s A Notebook of Clouds and John Taylor’s A Notebook of Ridges as a « double book ». From the back-cover text by Ian Seed: “A reading experience like no other…Pierre Chappuis’s ‘A Notebook of Clouds’ (in John Taylor’s nuanced translation) is by turns lyrical, playful, and philosophical. Magically, in a […]

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José-Flore Tappy / John Taylor / Viceversa

A selection of poems translated from José-Flore Tappy’s Trás-os-Montes (Éditions La Dogana) and a text by John Taylor about his work with the Swiss poet in the literary review Viceversa (No. 13, 2019). Here is the original text from which translations were made into French, German, and Italian: Translating José-Flore Tappy I first came across […]

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John Taylor / José-Flore Tappy / Viceversa

Un choix de poèmes traduits de Trás-os-Montes (Éditions La Dogana) de José-Flore Tappy et un texte de John Taylor sur son travail avec la poétesse dans le numéro 13 de Viceversa. Voici le texte original qui a été traduit en française, en allemand et en italien pour le numéro: Translating José-Flore Tappy I first came […]

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John Taylor sur « The Gift of Delay » (Dalkey Archive) par Maja Vidmar / The Antioch Review

John Taylor a écrit un essai sur le recueil The Gift of Delay (Dalkey Archive Press) dans sa chronique « Poetry Today » (The Antioch Review, Winter 2019). Un extrait: « Vidmar’s poetry is filled with delicate ironies and subtleties. The subtleties are not only psychological in nature, but also existential and even ontological. Our experience of being […]

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John Taylor on Maja Vidmar’s « The Gift of Delay » (Dalkey Archive Press) / The Antioch Review

John Taylor has reviewed Maja Vidmar’s The Gift of Delay (Dalkey Archive Press) in his « Poetry Today » column in the Antioch Review (Winter 2019). An excerpt: « Vidmar’s poetry is filled with delicate ironies and subtleties. The subtleties are not only psychological in nature, but also existential and even ontological. Our experience of being alive in the world […]

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« The Aesthetics of Equilibrium », par Alfredo de Palchi » / Xenos Books

Le nouveau livre du poète italien Alfredo de Palchi, The Aesthetics of Equilibrium, vient d’être publié en anglais par Xenos Books, dans une traduction de John Taylor. L’un des textes de l’ensemble : I haven’t a single thought of you death. . . you who think of me with the realistic nostalgia of a nurse […]

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Alfredo de Palchi’s « The Aesthetics of Equilibrium » / Xenos Books

Alfredo de Palchi‘s new collection of prose poems, The Aesthetics of Equilibrium, has just been published by Xenos Books in John Taylor’s translation. A sample text: I haven’t a single thought of you death. . . you who think of me with the realistic nostalgia of a nurse in gloomy diamonds you who read to […]

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