December 1996
5.1

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



  Laszlo Tikos Editorial: A Report from Land 1
  Joseph Brodsky New Verses:
Landscape with Flood
The Town We Lived In
To the Upcoming Century
Translated from the Russian by Lazslo Tikos with Melinda Kennedy

6
8
10
  W.H. Auden XXX from Songs and Other Musical Pieces
Translated from the English by Joseph Brodsky
12
  Joseph Brodsky After Auden
MCMXCIV
After Us, Of Course
In the Byzantine Manner
Translated from the Russian by Laszlo Tikos with Melinda Kennedy
15
16
18
20
  Mikhail Petrov Joseph Brodsky's Funeral, Memorial Services: Notes of an Eyewitness
Translated from the Russian by Laszlo Tikos
24
  Aleksandr Kushner and
Anatoly Sobachak
An Evening in Honor of Joseph Brodsky
Translated from the Russian by Mina Nedialkova
28

 

POETRY

  Joachim du Bellay Heureux Qui
Translated from the French by Warren D. Anderson, Anthony Hecht, and Richard Wilbur
40
  Aleksis Rannit End of an Unwritten Poem
Word
After the Storm
Translated from the Estonian by Henry Lyman
44
44
46
  Giuseppe Ungaretti Delight
At Rest
Translated from the Italian by Melinda Kennedy
48
48
  Eugenio Montale Motet I
Motet VII
Motet VIII
Translated from the Italian by Melinda Kennedy with Hélène Cantarella
50
52
52
  Alessandro Ferace The Almond Tree
Alzheimer's
Translated from the Italian by Helene Cantarella with
Melinda Kennedy
54
54
  Bronislava Volková The Hour of the Earth
Translated from the Czech by the author
56
  Tristan Cabral The Man-Hunter
Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mort
In the Deserted Towns
After Five at Maracaibo
At Night Surviving
Return of the Trees
At San Marco
Translated from the French by John S. Dixon
64
66
66
68
68
70
70
  Carlos Drummond
de Andrade
Landscape: How to Make It
Translated from the Portuguese by Maria Lúcia Milléo Martins
72

 

FICTION and OTHER PROSE

  Aldo Palazzeschi Madame Bouche (A Period Piece)
Translated from the Italian by Hélène Cantarella
77
  Ilan Stavans and
Marjorie Agosin
A Conversation: Two Jewish Latin-American Writers

85
  Alcinca Lubich Domecq Bottles
Translated from the Spanish by Ilan Stavans
95
  Gaito Gazdanov Hawaiian Guitars
Translated from the Russian by Larry Bogoslaw
97
  Tchicaya U Tam'si The Whirlwind
Translated from the French by Stephanie Daval
111

 

REVIEWS

  Ron Banerjee Robert Pinsky: The Inferno of Dante 117
  Robert Ellis Hosmer Jr. Joseph Brodsky: On Grief and Reason 120

 

REFLECTIONS

  Melinda Kennedy The Sea's Language 128
  Gordon S. Wood A Fact Worth Noting (from The Writingest Explorers) 130
  Translation Prize for David Ball 131

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