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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011
Tomas Tranströmer

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Poetry

 

Five Poems by Tomas Tranströmer


In English
Allegro
The Half-Finished Heaven
Under Pressure
Open and Closed Spaces
The Nightingale in Badelunda
 
In Swedish
Allegro
Den halvfärdiga himlen
Under tryck
Öppna och slutna rum
Näktergalen i Badelunda

 

All poems in English from Tomas Tranströmer, New Collected Poems, translated by Robin Fulton (Bloodaxe Books, 1997/2011)
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Allegro och Den halvfärdiga himlen from Den halvfärdiga himlen, Bonniers 1962
Under tryck och Öppna och slutna rum from Klanger och spår, Bonniers 1966
Näktergalen i Badelunda from För levande och döda, Bonniers 1989
Copyright © Tomas Tranströmer
Reprinted by kind permission of Tomas Tranströmer and Bonniers

 

Poem selected by the Nobel Library of the Swedish Academy.

 

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