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Orpheus

Don Paterson

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£10.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571222704
Date Published
05.07.2007
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Summary

Rainer Maria Rilke’s 55 Sonnets to Orpheus remain a testimony to a writer whose significance other poets continue to testify to. Don Paterson’s translation offers a radiant and at times distressing version of the great work.

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Don Paterson was born in Dundee in 1963. His poetry has won many awards, including the Whitbread Poetry Prize, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, all three Forward Prizes and, on two occasions, the T. S. Eliot Prize. He was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2009. He is Professor of Poetry at the University…

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