The Jonas Variations: A Literary Seanace by George Jonas

The Jonas Variations: A Literary Seanace

byGeorge Jonas

Paperback | August 4, 2011

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The Jonas Variations: A Literary S?ance is a one-of-a-kind collection: free translations, imitations, variations, reverberations, and refutations of poems in other languages that inspired its author?poet, writer and journalist George Jonas?to words in English. The poets span centuries; the languages include Latin, Arabic, French, German, Hungarian, Russian, and Spanish. A thumbnail portrait of each poet in the context of his times precedes Jonas?s versions and re-visionings: poets as well known as Catullus, Dante, Baudelaire, Verlaine, Heine, and Rilke rub shoulders with names much less familiar to most readers. Jonas conjures up the spirits of his poets, dialogues with them, and in doing so gives them new life. This romp through multilingual literary history is at once a very personal project and an inspiring example of oneman?s lifetime engagement with poetry.

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George Jonas is a poet, novelist, playwright, journalist, and television producer. He contributes to many Canadian and international periodicals and newspapers and has written fifteen books, including several international bestsellers. Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team (Simon and Schuster, 1984) was adapted...
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Title:The Jonas Variations: A Literary SeanaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.01 × 5.3 × 0.8 inPublished:August 4, 2011Publisher:CORMORANT BOOKSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770860568

ISBN - 13:9781770860568

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