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Poetry. Translated from the Swedish by Johannes Goransson. Born in Russia to German-Baltic parents, Henry Parland (1908-1930) grew up in Finland and joined up with the Finland-Swedish Modernists as a teenager. Out of these linguistic and cultural convergences and displacements, Parland created a highly cosmopolitan poetry--influenced by avant-gardes from many corners of Europe and America, as well as jazz and Charlie Chaplin--that remains a powerful presence in modern Scandinavian literature. "Just when you thought there ...

Ideals Clearance 2006, Ugly Duckling Presse

ISBN-13: 9781933254227

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