Love Poems

Love Poems

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The only available English edition of Fried's poetry--one of the most acclaimed and popular 20th-century German language poets Fried's poetry holds some of the most tender lines of poetry in any language. The universal theme of humanity and the various issues that perplex the human race are central to the reading of his poetry. A stoic who could find humor and an optimistic message in every aspect of human life, his depth of vision and humility warms and consoles the reader. This bilingual edition, with translations by his friend and colleague at the BBC, enables the reader to get a flavor of the original of these immensely enjoyable and enlightening poems.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 30mm | 453.59g
  • Oneworld Classics Ltd
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • ill
  • 1847491960
  • 9781847491961
  • 1,694,987

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"A poetry bared to the ironic quick, to the quintessential bone." --"Guardian"
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About Erich Fried

Erich Fried (1921–1988) was an Austrian poet known for his politically inspired work. Stuart Hood is a novelist, translator, and former television producer.
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