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In 1990, the Swedish poet Transtromer was named the winner of the $25,000 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, sponsored by the University of Oklahoma. "Transtromer is the best-known Swedish poet in the English-speaking world, whose translated works are popular in U.S. universities", said Ivar Ivask, juror and (then) editor of World Literature Today. Transtromer "touches a chord beyond the academic circle, and he speaks to a wider readership than the specialists in Scandinavian or Swedish literature" Ivask said. ...

Collected Poems 1988, Bloodaxe Books

ISBN-13: 9781852240233

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