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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

82. Between Two Walls

Pacheco. Trans. Dorn & Brotherson. Black Sparrow, 1969.

José Emilio was not very well known in English when this translation came out. It is actually just a single poem, a very beautiful one, though the translation could be greatly improved. The library copy is signed by author and translators.

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