By Inger Christensen

ISBN-10: 081121477X

ISBN-13: 9780811214773

A startling and beautiful paintings by means of Denmark's so much popular poet ultimately on hand in English translation.

Awarded the American-Scandinavian PEN Translation Prize through Michael Hamburger, Susanna Nied's translation of alphabet introduces Inger Christensen's poetry to US readers for the 1st time. Born in 1935, Inger Christensen is Denmark's top identified poet. Her award-winning alphabet is predicated structurally on Fibonacci's series (a mathematical series during which every one quantity is the sum of the 2 earlier numbers), together with the alphabet. the beautiful poetry herein displays a posh philosophical heritage, but has a visionary caliber, learning the metaphysical within the basic stuff of way of life. In alphabet, Christensen creates a framework of psalm-like kinds that spread like increasing universes, whereas crystallizing either the wonder and the opportunity of destruction that permeate our times.

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