Sunday, February 14, 2021

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… New translation shares the voice of a poet who wrote as intensely as she lived | MPR News. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

Ditlevsen's brilliance is evident when you read her confessional memoir, The Copenhagen Trilogy, which is newly available in a crisp translation by Tiina Nunnally and Michael Favala Goldman. Told in a sneakily plain, highly addictive voice, it's the portrait of the artist as a young woman who wrote as hard as she lived.

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