Vasile Baghiu & Cristina Savin: From Metode simple de încetinire a timpului/ Simple methods to slow down time

"The limitless grandeur of our time/  grows from an insatiable appetite for success..." Vasile Baghiu O țară de milioane Vasile Baghiu Într-o țară de milioane doar câteva fire de speranță, însă și acelea ofilite ca vai de ele, pe ideea că numai din te miri ce se poate ajunge la ceva de care să te…Read more Vasile Baghiu & Cristina Savin: From Metode simple de încetinire a timpului/ Simple methods to slow down time

Gérard de Nerval & Michael Wooff: A tale of the Valois, La Reine des poissons/ The Queen of the fish

"For me Gérard de Nerval, who killed himself in Paris at the age of 46, is the 19th century’s French literary equivalent of Vincent van Gogh and, on his good days, shared the brightness of the latter’s vision. I once had a go at translating what most people would think of as his prose masterpiece,…Read more Gérard de Nerval & Michael Wooff: A tale of the Valois, La Reine des poissons/ The Queen of the fish

Friedrich Christian Delius & Bob Cantrick: From Die linke Hand des Papstes/ The pope’s left hand (excerpt & interview)

“The hands, what is it about the hands? Now I realized why I was so fixated on them. I had already applied my imagination to them once before, exactly six months earlier, when, in front of the television, I had long pondered whether these hands, whether the right papal hand―I always assumed he was a…Read more Friedrich Christian Delius & Bob Cantrick: From Die linke Hand des Papstes/ The pope’s left hand (excerpt & interview)

Catulle Mendès & Patricia Worth: Le Soir d’une fleur / A Flower’s Evening

  "The passing poet has a duty to collect what remains of human joy, the sadness that is like the dregs of happy things; and from them he makes verses." Catulle Mendès Le Soir d’une fleur   Catulle Mendès (1887) On l’avait jetée, pendant cette fête, de voiture en voiture ; lancée au hasard, attrapée,…Read more Catulle Mendès & Patricia Worth: Le Soir d’une fleur / A Flower’s Evening

Léopold Chauveau & Nat Paterson: Histoire du Boa et du Tapir/ Story of the Boa and the Tapir

Histoire du Boa et du Tapir Léopold Chauveau -Dis, papa ! Est-ce que tu as écrit l’histoire que tu m’as racontée hier ? -Laquelle ? -Le boa et le tapir. -Oui. -S’il te plaît me la lire. -Lisons-la. Story of the Boa and the Tapir Léopold Chauveau “Hey, Dad! Did you write down the story…Read more Léopold Chauveau & Nat Paterson: Histoire du Boa et du Tapir/ Story of the Boa and the Tapir

Ain Kaalep & Mailis Põld: dal libro …in un soffio fra gli aceri…Estonian/ Italian

…in un soffio fra gli aceri… *La classicità cosmopolita di Ain Kaalep In un prezioso saggio sull’influenza della cultura latina e in particolare di Orazio sulle letterature dei paesi baltici – La “fortuna” di Orazio nel Baltico, ovvero spunti per una ricerca – il filologo, linguista e traduttore Pietro Umberto Dini[1] ci ricorda che “i…Read more Ain Kaalep & Mailis Põld: dal libro …in un soffio fra gli aceri…Estonian/ Italian

Vasile Baghiu & Cristina Savin: From Metode simple de încetinire a timpului/ Simple methods to slow down time, Romanian poets

  Dragă Cristina, Nu aş putea să explic, tehnic vorbind, cum am ajuns să scriu aceste poeme din Metode simple de încetinire a timpului. Aş prefera mai degrabă să nu uit că manuscrisul a fost pierdut într-un avion şi regăsit miraculos, ceea ce mie îmi spune ceva important în termeni poetici despre aventura plină de…Read more Vasile Baghiu & Cristina Savin: From Metode simple de încetinire a timpului/ Simple methods to slow down time, Romanian poets