Poems Author:Hermann Hesse By the author of Siddhartha, Steppenwolf, Damien, and Journey to the East. Poems translated by James Wright. — This is the first edition in English of Hermann Hess' poetry. — James Wright, himself increasingly recognized as one of the finest poets in the 60s & 70s, has selected and translated thirty-one poems from DIE GEDICHTE (COLLECTED POEMS.) ... more » T he results make it plain that the burden of Hesse' songs and his songfulness, is genuinely congenial to Wright.
"Poetry is what is lost in translation." Thus goes the adage---but here is one collaboration that transcends that maxim.« less