On Translating Jean-Paul de Dadelsen
It was because I’d read and translated Kaddour’s poem that, when I saw a collection of Dadelsen’s work on a bookshop’s tiny poetry shelf, I picked it up, leafed… More
Selected Poems of Jean-Paul de Dadelsen
Women are wise. They never love except across us, love / The idiot, the pig and the coward hidden in us, love only / Our death / Which we… More
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