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Memories of the unknown

Author: Rutger Kopland; James Brockway
Publisher: London : Harvill, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The work of the celebrated Dutch poet Rutger Kopland is, in the words of James Brockway, "a poetry utterly devoid of rhetoric, which poses questions without supplying answers". This publication  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Rutger Kopland; Rutger Kopland
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rutger Kopland; James Brockway
ISBN: 1860468950 9781860468957
OCLC Number: 48533630
Language Note: Parallel text in English and Dutch.
Description: xiv, 111 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A psalm --
Under the apple tree --
Lost in the house --
Johnson Brothers Ltd --
The man in the garden --
Against the creaking gate --
No reply --
An empty spot to stay --
She waits --
Slowly, in drops --
Who? --
Breughel's winter --
Father, I see your face --
Like the pages of a newspaper --
All those fine promises --
Conversation I --
Conversation II --
The surveyor --
Bay --
The Valley I --
The Valley II --
The Valley III --
Conversation with the wanderer --
I Cavalli di Leonardo --
Michelangelo's Christo deposto di croce --
Portrait of a woman dying I --
Portrait of a woman dying II --
Portrait with dog --
Sheep --
Dementia: I She has laid her hands --
Dementia: II By the Sea --
Dementia: III Psalm --
From Apulia --
Couple in stone --
In the garden --
Dog --
Belvedere --
The fairground --
Among cattle --
Self-portrait as a horse --
The history of a river --
The mother the water --
Your back --
A garden in the evening --
Dog and hand --
In the morning --
That eternal beauty --
Message of the Isle of Chaos --
The latest findings --
What is happiness? --
Topography of my native soil --
Sculpture by the sea --
Geese --
Back to the farm --
Time.
Responsibility: Rutger Kopland ; translated from the Dutch and with an introduction by James Brockway ; with a foreword by J.M. Coetzee.

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