Cover of “Bunting’s Persia: Translations by Basil Bunting” (2012) edited by Don Share, published by Flood Editions (via booktryst.com)
He mourned so long on the bare ground / his beard grew down to his chest.
The recent death of William Weaver, the acclaimed translator of Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, Primo Levi, and other modern Italian authors, spurred memories of the…
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882. “Praise and prayer” : manuscript, [before 1862]
Houghton Library, Harvard University
One of three surviving leaves from a book of poetry buried with Elizabeth Siddall, Rossetti’s wife, in 1862, and retrieved in 1869, so the poems could be published.