The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems

The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems

Tomas Transtromer


The accrued poems of 1 of the world's maximum dwelling writers, Tomas Transtromer, on hand during this finished edition.

In day's first hours awareness can grab the world
because the hand grips a sun-warmed stone.

Translated into fifty languages, the poetry of Tomas Transtromer has had a profound impact all over the world, a power that has gradually grown and has now attained a prominence equivalent to that of Pablo Neruda's in the course of his lifetime. but when Neruda is blazing hearth, Transtromer is increasing ice. The nice Enigma: New accumulated Poems gathers all of the poems Tomas Transtromer has released, from his detailed first assortment in 1954, 17 Poems, via his epic poem Baltics ("my so much constant try and write music"), and The unhappy Gondola, released six years after he suffered a debilitating stroke in 1990 ("I am carried in my shadow / like a violin / in its black case."), to his newest slender e-book, The nice Enigma, released in Sweden in 2004. additionally incorporated is his prose-memoir Memories examine Me, containing keys into his intensely non secular, metaphysical poetry (like the short passage of insect accumulating on Runmaro Island while he used to be a teenager). Firmly rooted within the flora and fauna, his paintings falls among dream and dream; it probes "the nice unsolved love" with the hole up, via sophisticated modulations, of "concrete words."

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