David R. Slavitt

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The Metabolism of Desire

The Poetry of Guido Cavalcanti

Athabasca University Press

Bringing his genuine poetic gifts to the project, Slavitt’s translations provide stronger evidence of the originals’ poetic qualities than has been available for at least a century. – Henry Taylor, Pulitzer Prize winner

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The Lays of Marie de France

Translated by David R. Slavitt
Athabasca University Press

The twelve “lays” of Marie de France, the earliest known French woman poet, are here presented in sprightly English verse by poet/translator David R. Slavitt.

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