Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

An Anthology of Twentieth-Century Brazilian Poetry
Elizabeth Bishop (ed)


A 25th anniversary edition of a book cited by Modern Language Journal as “notable for the original and interesting choice of poems and for the accuracy and poetic quality of the translations.” Work by 14 Brazilian poets, including the late João Cabral de Melo Neto, is presented side by side with translations by Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Ashley Brown, Jane Cooper, Richard Eberhart, Barbara Howes, June Jordan, Galway Kinnell, Jean Longland, James Merrill, W. S. Merwin, Louis Simpson, Mark Strand, Jean Valentine, Richard Wilbur, and James Wright.

In Portuguese and English.

Paperback, 204pp
Wesleyan University Press, 1997 (1972)
ISBN 9780819560230