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I Dreamed in the Cities at Night: Selected Poems - Campert, Remco, and Gardner, Donald (Translated by), and Vincent, Paul (Introduction by)
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Remco Campert - a household name in his own country where he is highly regarded not just as a poet but for his fiction and his entertaining newspaper column - is virtually unknown outside The Netherlands. In his Translator's Preface, Donald Gardner explains what drew him to Campert's poetry: "I liked its jaunty pessimism. I was attracted by the tension between the romantic, often sexual, energy of this poetry, and the off-hand cynicism, wit and irony...It is a poetry that draws the reader into it, so that one is seduced and ...

I Dreamed in the Cities at Night: Selected Poems 2007, ARC Publications

ISBN-13: 9781904614364

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