Spring 2012

Spring 2012

The following is the Table of Contents from the Spring 2012 edition of Metamorphoses.
The complete edition, including the original language versions for the poetry, is available only in print.

Thalia Pandiri:

  • Editorial, page 12.

Odi Gonzales, Translated from the Spanish by Lynn Levin with the poet:

  • Starting on page 24:
    • Apprentice Painters
    • Original Sin
    • Scenes from the Gospels
    • The Parable of the Sower
    • The Martyrdom of Saint Laureano
    • God Shows Paradise to Adam and Eve
    • The Prodigal Son

Mohammed Iqbal, Translated from the Urdu by Hamida Banu Chopra and Zack Rogow:

  • Love Meets Death, page 40.

Rita Dahl, Adapted from the Finnish by the poet:

  • I (A bus crawls…), page 44.

Arseny Tarkovsky, Translated from the Russian by Jason Bentsman:

  • And this I dreamt, and this I dream…, page 46.

Roald Mandelshtam, Translated from the Russian by Ian Probstein:

  • Dialogue, page 48.
  • Lemon-seller, page 48.

Niels Hav, Translated from the Danish by Heather Spears, Martin Aitken, and Niels Hav:

  • Starting on page 52:
    • Hypocrites
    • The Kids
    • Silence
    • Anger
    • The Institute for the blind
    • The Hawthorn

David Avidan, Translated from the Hebrew by Tsipi Keller:

  • Starting on page 58:
    • A Sudden Evening
    • Burying Uncle Solomon
    • A Peek Into an Open Dream
    • Desert Storm, an Infrared Dream

Efraín Bartolomé, Translated from the Spanish by Kevin Brown:

  • From: Ocosingo: diario de guerra y algunas voces (Ocosingo War Diary: Voices from Chiapas), page 80.

Dante Alighieri, Translated from the Italian by Andrew Frisardi:

  • Starting on page 86:
    • Videro li occhi miei quanta pietate (Vita Nova XXXV)
    • Color d’amore e di pietà sembianti (Vita Nova XXXVI)
    • Gentil pensero che parla di vui (Vita Nova XXXVIII)
    • Quantunque volte, lasso! mi rimembra (Vita Nova XXXIII)
    • Sì lungiamente m’ha tenuto Amore (from Vita Nova XXVII)
    • Era Venuta ne la mente mia (Vita Nova XXXIV)

Anonymous, Five ballads translated from the Occitan and one ballad translated from the Spanish by Samuel N. Rosenberg and Patricia Terry:

  • Starting on page 96:
    • All alone in Lombardy’s castle
    • Blacksmith, blacksmith, tell me now
    • In Cavaillon’s great castle
    • The first of May, that day
    • To the woods my father sent me
    • The maid of France set out one day

Olga Bressano De Alonso, Translated from the Spanish into Italian and English by Diana Baldini Brown:

  • Starting on page 112:
    • Pilgrim
    • Forever Young
    • Piety

Fernando Pessoa, Translated from the Portuguese by J. Z. Houlihan:

  • Oblique Rain, page 123.

Homer, Translated into rap lyrics from the Greek by John B. Lee and Michael J. Lee:

  • Odyssey Book One, page 135.
  • Notes, page 155.

Franck Pavloff, Translated from the French by Kirk Anderson:

  • Brown Hounding, page 166.

Reina Roffé, Translated from the Spanish by Anna Stein-Obreros:

  • Sleepless Night, page 174.

Keto Von Waberer, Translated from the German by Ingrid Lansford:

  • Mardi Gras, page 187.

Charles Ferdinand Ramuz, Translated from the Ukranian by Michelle Bailat-Jones:

  • Phimonette, page 197.

Maria Matios, Translated from the Ukranian by Michael M. Naydan:

  • Sweet Darusya, page 206.

Halyna Pahutiak, Translated from the Ukranian by Michael M. Naydan:

  • The Minion From Dobromyl or The Vampire’s Son, page 218.

Yordan Yovkov, Translated from the Bulgarian by David M. Jones:

  • A Woman’s Heart, page 238.

Jan Sonnergaard, Translated from the Danish by Ingrid Lansford:

  • Fruit Flies, page 245.

Peter Seeberg, Translated from the Danish by Ingrid Lansford:

  • The Boy in the Front Seat, page 254.

Wojciech Zukrowski, Translated from the Polish by Stephanie Kraft:

  • From Stone Tablets, page 263.

Archil Sulakauri, Translated from the Georgian by Vaho Muskheli and Veronica Muskheli:

  • From Salamura’s Adventures, page 281.

Ahmed Gamal:

  • Scheherazade’s Voice: Postcolonial Translation as Transformation in Ahdaf Soueif, page 296.

David Ball and Charles Cutler:

Gregary J. Racz:

Alice Clemente: