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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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To Duration: A Poet Responds

My dear friend Steven Epperson read my translation of Peter Handke’s “To Duration” this morning while walking to work. Here his response: To the reader of To Duration, A recommendation: Read it out loud, on foot under an overcast Monday … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Launch of “To Duration”

You are cordially invited to join us for the launch of To Duration by Peter Handke (translated by Scott Abbott) at San Serriffe bookstore, Sint Annenstraat 30, Amsterdam, on 14 January 2016, at 8 p.m. To Duration was published in … Continue reading

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Peter Handke and Gabriel Josipovici: TLS

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“To Duration”: an excerpt

The first few pages from the book, both in the original German and in my translation. To buy a copy of the book from the Amsterdam publisher, click HERE.

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My Translation of Handke’s “To Duration” Featured in Tomorrow’s Times Literary Supplement

In Gabriel Josipovici’s discussion of his “book of the year” (tomorrow’s Times Literary Supplement) he writes the following: Peter Handke’s long poem Gedicht an die Dauer came out in 1986 and has only just been brought out in English, as To Duration, in … 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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To Duration

From Amsterdam, Phil Baber has just sent a photo of our joint project, a translation of Peter Handke’s Gedicht an die Dauer. Can’t wait to to touch, see, and smell the book itself. If you would like a copy, you can … Continue reading

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Peter Handke’s TO DURATION

Cannon Magazine / The Last Books, Amsterdam, has just announced that my translation of Peter Handke’s long poem To Duration will be published in December. 48 pages. Click HERE to pre-order the book. And here a foretaste: . . . Duration … Continue reading

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To Duration, A Poem

For The Last Books Press, Amsterdam, I have translated Peter Handke’s “Gedicht an die Dauer.” It will appear later this year, the first translation of the little 1986 book. Peter Handke, Phil Baber, Michael Roloff, and Alex Caldiero all contributed … Continue reading

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