Fall 2013
21.2

The following is the Table of Contents from the Fall 2013 edition of Metamorphoses.
The complete edition, including the original language versions for the poetry, is available only in print.



  Thalia Pandiri In This Issue 12
  Pantelis Boukalas Marsyas
Translated from the Greek by Richard Berengarten and Paschalis Nicolaou
16
  Félix María Samaniego The Fables of Félix María Samaniego
Translated from the Spanish by G. J. Racz
20
  Anna Akhmatova Requiem
Translated from the Russian by Birgitta Hendron
32

 

Marina Tsvetaeva

Poems to Block (1916-1920)
Translated from the Russian by Birgitta Hendron

48

  Erri De Luca Value
Translated from the Italian by Alfonso Procaccini
60
  Orhan Veli Exodus
Translated from the Turkish by George Messo
62
  Benny Andersen Kierkegaard on his Bicycle
Translated from the Danish by Michael Goodman
64

  Marie-Claire Bancquart From Avec la mort, quartier d´orange entre les dents (2005)
Odyssey, Final Canto
Forgettings
Old Man
Black-Eyed Susan
Hesitating, Wearing Out
The Impulse of Ours
Translated from the French by Wendeline Hardenberg
72

 

  Hilda Hilst Premonition II
Premonition III
Premonition V
Premonition VI
Premonition IX
Premonition XI
Festival Ballad VI
Festival Ballad XIV
Festival Ballad XVI
Festival Ballad XIX
Translated from the Portuguese by Chloe Hill
82
  Claudia Roquette-Pinto

Mother's Day
How to Open a Man
Translated from the Portuguese by Hilary B. Kaplan

94

  Adélia Prado The Battle
God Does Not Reject the Work of His Hands
Responsory
Translated from the Portuguese by Ellen Doré Watson
96

  Carmen Váscones A Gaze Abstracted and Defeated
I Cannot Quite Decipher
Lewd and Lovely
A Slash of Insurrection - Love
I Write of What is Woven in a Life
Translated from the Spanish by Alexis Levitin
100 
  Ana Minga From the collection A Espaldas de Dios (Behind God's Back)
VII
XI
XII
Translated from the Spanish by Alexis Levitin

104

 

Pierre Chappuis

Blank Pages
What Room
Translated from the French by Tim Keane & Myriam Moraz

110

  Archias of Byzantium The Lament of Theris the Sailor
Translated from the Ancient Greek by Thomas R. Keith
112
  Mikhail Y. Lermontov Demon: An Oriental Tale
Translated from the Russian by Teimuraz Chanturishvili
114
  Miklós Radnóti I Hid You
At Night
Forced March
Translated from the Hungarian by Atti Viragh
120
 

Dato Barbakadze

Poet
Translated from the Georgian by Lyn Coffin with Nato Alhazishvili

124

  (Anonymous, Late 10th Century) The Wanderer
Translated from the Old English by Andrew Eichel
128
 

Lucas Mertehikian

My Grandmother Talks of the Tribulations of her
Father in Exile
It's Been a While Since I've Seen Him
With His Second Wife
The Day of my Grandpa's Funeral
Translated from the Spanish by Jennifer Croft

136

 

Efraín Bartolomé

From Ocosingo War Diary: Voices from Chiapas
Don Tonito
Translated from the Spanish by Kevin Brown

148

  Pierre de Ronsard

A Sonnet for Helen
Translated from the French by Eric Sellin

164
  Eric Sellin Review: The Translator as Criticle Whistle-Blower 166
  Ib Michael Shadow Sharks
Translated from the Danish by Ingrid Lansford
168
  Akínwùmí Ìsòlá The Loss of Innocence (Agbóyìnbó Kì í Kú Sílé, excerpt from the novel, Ogún Omodé, chapter thirteen)
Translated from the Yorùbá by Pamela J. Olúbùnmi Smith
173
  Vu Trong Phung From Theory to Practice
Translated from the Vietnamese by Quan Manh Ha
183
  Nguyen Cong Hoan The Teeth of an Upper-class Family's Dog
Translated from the Vietnamese by Quan Manh Ha
188
  Guillaume Apollinaire Saint Adorata
Translated from the French by Edward J. Gallagher
192
  Anatoliy Krym Liovushka
Translated from the Russian by Anatole Bilenko
195
  Slavko Zupcic Tescucho, Italy (from the short story collection Médicos Taxistas)
Translated from the Spanish by Jeremy Osner
238
  Wolfdietrich Schnurre The Return
Translated from the Germany by Ingrid Lansford
243
  Yvonne Freccero A Window on the Arab World: The Importance of Translation 252
  Valérie K. Orlando Review: Nabile Farès, A Passenger from the West 269
  C. John Burk Review: Bilge Karasu, A Long Day's Evening 273
  Thalia Pandiri Translation as Cultural Fusion
Review: Xánath Caraza. Corazón Pintado: Ekphrastic Poems, Conjuro
278
  Robert Kaplan Review: Ana Maria Shua, Without A Net 283
  Hilary Keller and Vlasta Moman-Kovácová Review: Anne-Marie Cazalis, Planh 287
  Chris Tong Review: Ping-Kwan Leung, City at the End of Time 295
  Candie Sanderson Review: Kim Thúy, Ru 299
  Ingrid Lansford Review: Niels Frank, Picture World 305
       

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