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Guest Post: Matthias Friedrich on ProponeisiS: Zoembient växelverkanvers by Johan Jönson

I cannot imagine how someone nowadays could write a poem which is longer than, say, Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene, yet Johan Jönson has dared to do exactly this: he has just published a long poem of 2,272 pages, which mainly, but … Continue reading

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The Great Untranslated: Rondo by Gösta Oswald

Gösta Oswald was a prodigy of the Swedish modernist scene, publishing his first collection of poetry at the age of nineteen. His tragic death in a drowning accident in 1950, when he was just twenty-four years old, cut short a formidable … Continue reading

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