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To Duration: A Second Poet Responds

“To Duration” by Peter Handke: translation by Scott Abbott, book design by Philip Baber. Sundry observations by Alex Caldiero   Mr. Handke somewhere said that language is the first casualty of war. Language is also the first causality of writing. … Continue reading

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Peter Handke’s TO DURATION

Copies of the beautiful little book arrived yesterday from Amsterdam (after a long transAtlantic voyage).  My translation of Peter Handke’s Gedicht an die Dauer is the first English translation of the poem, published in German in 1986. Philip Baber instigated the … Continue reading

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