Tender Taxes

Tender Taxes : Translations from Rainer Maria Rilke

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By (author) Jo Shapcott


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Towards the end of his life the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote nearly 400 poems in French. The emergence of a French Rilke provides the starting point, rather than a terminus, for Jo Shapcott's new collection.

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 127 x 195.6 x 10.2mm | 136.08g
  • 08 Oct 2001
  • Faber & Faber Poetry
  • London
  • Main
  • 0571202527
  • 9780571202522
  • 714,706

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Jo Shapcott was born and continues to live in London. Twice winner of the National Poetry Competition, she has published seven collections with Faber including Her Book: Poems 1988-1998 which selects from three earlier volumes: Electroplating the Baby (1988) which won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, Phrase Book (1992) and My Life Asleep (1998) which won the Forward Poetry Prize. Her most recent collection Of Mutability (2010) won the Costa Book Award and in 2011 she was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

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