December 1995
4.1

The following is the Table of Contents from the December 1995 edition of Metamorphoses.
The complete edition, including the original language versions for the poetry, is only available in print.



  E.M. Beekman Dutch: The Language of Paradise 2
  Ilan Stavans Thorn at the Core: A Conversation with
Ariel Dorfman
8
  Beverly Matherne Translating from English to Cajun French:
A Healing Process
16
  Georges Braque A Few Aphorisms
from the Notebooks of Georges Braque
Translated from the French by Melinda Kennedy
26
  Boris Serebrennikov The Last Lambada
Translated from the Russian by Laszlo Tikos
39

 

POETRY

  Beside the Still Waters 48
  Isaiah, 60: 1-5, 19-22 King James Translation 49
  Paul Celan Deathfugue
Translated from the German by John Felstiner
50
  Nellie Sachs Who Emptied Your Shoes?
Translated from the German by Melinda Kennedy
52
  Paul Eluard Understand You Who Dare Courage
Translated from the French by Melinda Kennedy
54
  Cesare Pavese A Generation
Green Wood
The Voice
Translated from the Italian by Melinda Kennedy
58
60
62
  Salvatore Quasimodo Three Views of a Poem by Quasimodo
Translated from the Italian by Allen Mandelbaum
Translated from the Italian by Richard Wilbur
Translated from the Italian by Melinda Kennedy
64
65
65
  Nina Cassian Ballad of the Jack of Diamonds
Translated from the Rumanian by Richard Wilbur
66
  Inscriptions for the Henna-Speckled Bride
Translated from the Arabic by Adnan Haydar and Michael Beard
67
  Said Aql Quintrains from Khumasiyyat
Translated from the Arabic by Adnan Haydar
68
  Paul Shawul The Body's Circular Motion
Translated from the Lebanese by Adnan Haydar and Michael Beard
73
  Hallberg Hallmundsson Corpse Eater in My Heart
The Road is the Same
Temptation of St. Anthony
To Erect a Wall
Journey into the Future
Mortal Fear
Translated from the Icelandic by the author
74
75
76
76
78
78
  Eugenio de Andrade Fresh Heart
Aubade
In Profile
Mirror
Translated from the Portuguese by Alexis Levitin
80
80
80
82
  Carmen Magallanos Seven Poems
Translated from the Spanish by Maria Waechter and the author
86
  Guillaume Apollinaire Le Pont Mirabeau
Translated from the French by Elisabeth B. Leete
90
  Marcel Bourquin A Love Letter
Translated from the French by Elisabeth B. Leete
92
  Margareta Ekström The Gate of Night
Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson
94
  Barbro Dahlin When You Have Gone
Wintering
Rest Home
Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson
96
98
100
  Bodil Malmsten Behind Town Center
A Man Came
Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson
102
104
  Rika Lesser Gunnar Ekelöf's "Helvetes-Brueghel" 106

 

REVIEWS

  Melinda Kennedy Two Worlds Walking 112
  David Ball La Grande Pointe 113

 

REFLECTIONS

  Melinda Kennedy The Tower of Babel 116

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