John Berryman

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John Berryman: Poems Selected by Michael Hofmann is a wonderful introduction to the incredibly eclectic and vibrant voice that Berryman managed to find, both in his famous sequence The Dream Songs but also elsewhere in his remarkable body of work. Les mer
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John Berryman: Poems Selected by Michael Hofmann is a wonderful introduction to the incredibly eclectic and vibrant voice that Berryman managed to find, both in his famous sequence The Dream Songs but also elsewhere in his remarkable body of work.

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John Berryman (1914-72) was born John Smith in McAlester, Oklahoma, and educated at Colombia College and Cambridge University. He later held posts at Harvard and Princeton, before taking up a professorship at the University of Minnesota.
He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1965 for 77 Dream Songs, and he continued to build upon this series of poems, publishing the end result, The Dream Songs, in 1969. His Collected Poems was published after his death in 1991.

Michael Hofmann was born in 1957 in Freiburg, Germany, and came to England in 1961. He has published four volumes of poems and won a Cholmondeley Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for poetry. His translations have won many awards, including the Independent's Foreign Fiction Award, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the P.E.N./Book of the Month Club Translation Prize. His reviews and criticism are gathered in Behind the Lines (2001). Ashes for Breakfast - his translations of the poetry of Durs Grunbein - appeared in 2005, and his Selected Poems was published in 2008.