April 1996
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The following is the Table of Contents from the April 1996 edition of Metamorphoses. The complete edition, including the original language versions for poetry, is available only in print.



  Laszlo Tikos In Memoriam: Iosif Brodsky: 1940-1996 1
  Iosif Brodsky The Jewish Cemetery
Translated from the Russian by Laszlo Tikos
4


FICTION and OTHER PROSE

  Gaito Gazdanov Princess Mary
Translated from the Russian by Ian Brownlie and Claire Dienes
8
  Leo Tolstoy An Early Fragment
Translated from the Russian by Laszlo Tikos
17
  Holly Schabowski Cynthia Elbaum, Photographer 19
  Barbro Dahlin The Sun Dance
Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson
24
  Antonio Porchia Voices
Translated from the Spanish by W.S. Merwin
31
  Margaret McClumpha Mark The Short Happy Life of Victor Bridgman 34
  Ruth Kennedy, Oxon. To the Members of the Cercle Bridgman 36
  Melinda Kennedy A Literary Impersonation 40
  Ossian The Poems of Ossian
Translated from the Gaelic by James MacPherson
41
  Emine Sevgi Özdamar Mothertongue
Grandfathertongue
Translated from the German by Lynn A. Prince
46
49
  Lynn A. Prince Translating the Temporal: Le Voyeur into The Voyeur 69

 

POETRY

  Salvatore Quasimodo So Long the Night
The Color of Rain and Iron
The Ferry
Green Driftings
In a Far-Away City
Translated from the Italian by Melinda Kennedy with Hélène Canterella
82
82
85
86
89
  Alberto de Lacerda Five Poems
Translated from the Portuguese by Alexis Levitin
90
  Sara Vanegas Coveña Green
Sips
Procession
Leave Me
Translated from the Spanish by Alícia Cabiedes-Fink and Ted Maier
94
94
96
96
  Gabriele D'Annunzio Il Fanciullo
Translated from the Italian by Richard J. Pioli
98
  Brother Ramon de Cornet Truffa
Translated from the Provençal by Nathaniel Smith
116
  Anonymous

Iam, Dulcis Amica
Translated from the Latin by Helen Waddell
Translated from the French by Nathaniel Smith

120
121
122
  Osip Mandelstam Venetian Life
Translated from the Russian by Ron Banerjee and Maria Nemcová Banerjee
124
  Irina Ratmirova Sparrow Hills
Time Is Night
Something is Going On
And Here It Is Already Summer
This Morning
Pierced By Time We Live
Translated from the Russian by Dean Furbish
126
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128
130
132
134
  Gunnar Ekelöf Euphoria
Melancholia
Translated from the Swedish by Brita Stendahl
136
  Inga-Britt Wik October
Translated from the Swedish by Eva Claeson
138
  Nina Cassian Ballad of the Jack of Diamonds
Translated from the Romanian by Richard Wilbur
140

 

REVIEWS

  Beverly Matherne Plainsongs, Darrell Bourque 142
  Maria Lúcia Milléo Martins Matéria Solar, Eugenio de Andrade 144

 

REFLECTIONS

  Melinda Kennedy A Day in Winter 148

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