Poetry. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Swedish by Johannes Goransson. Aase Berg's TRANSFER FAT ( Forsla fett ), nominated in 2002 for Sweden's prestigious Augustpriset for the best poetry book, is a haunting amalgamation of languages and elements--of science, of pregnancy, of whales, of the naturally and unnaturally grotesque--that births things unforeseen and intimately alien. Johannes Goransson's translation captures the seething instability of Berg's bizarre compound nouns and linguistic contortions. "The super ...

Transfer Fat 2012, Ugly Duckling Presse

ISBN-13: 9781933254920

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