335. (Horace)

Here is David Ferry’s translation of Horace, Ode III.4: Come down from heaven, Calliope, and play Upon the flute a … More

325. (Yves Bonnefoy)

On first reading the collection, I found Yves Bonnefoy’s The Beginning and End of Snow  to be one of the … More

319. (Anton Chekhov)

On “Ward No. 6” This post belongs mostly to a good friend of mine, whose specializing in Victorian literature enriches … More

314. (Yves Bonnefoy)

As a translator of Shakespeare into French, Yves Bonnefoy has reckoned with the chasm separating the French and English poetic … More

179. (Theodor Fontane)

Effi Briest: a nineteenth-century European bourgeois world that doesn’t have the melodramatic horrors of hell or the hopeless delusions of … More