Gareth Morgan



famous writers … and what they wore

sometimes i think of people as looking like pam brown sometimes i’m actually thinking of helen garner sometimes maggie beer who i try keep out of mind as best i can but she often sneaks in any way i see …

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Review Short: Love, Sex and Death in the Poetry of Bolesław Leśmian, Translated by Marcel Weyland

In this new collection of translations, Marcel Weyland acquaints contemporary readers with Boleslaw Leśmian (1877-1937). The book makes us witness to the self-construction of an early twentieth century ‘outsider’ poet who won’t hesitate to invite you into his world. Weyland has taken up the heady task of translating a poetry that is difficult in its original form. Leśmian is celebrated for his creative morphing of language, playing with rhythm, and inventing of words in Polish.

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