A Poetry Archive recording by

Christopher Middleton

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "Heavy Dog Sees Fish"

  • 2 -
    "The Diving Apprentices"

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  • 4 -
    "Lucile/MA 632883"

  • 5 -
    "Turf"

  • 6 -
    "Buffoon Voice in a Small Port"

  • 7 -
    "A Bat, Less Familiar"

  • 8 -
    "Charles Meryon"

  • 9 -
    "The Moon from a Box of Lokum"

  • 10 -
    "A Far Cry from Fear Island"

  • 11 -

  • 12 -
    "Trawling"

  • 13 -
    "Cassis, October 23, 1999"

  • 14 -
    "Of Paradise"

  • 15 -
    "Sybaritic Elegy"

  • 16 -

  • 17 -
    "A Ballad of Arthur Rimbaud"

  • 18 -
    "Envoi"

  • 19 -
    "The Fossil Fish"

  • 20 -
    "Little William"


Select bibliography

  • Torse 3: Poems 1948-61, Longmans / Harcourt Brace, 1962 - out of print
  • Modern German Poetry 1910-60 (with Michael Hamburger), McGibbon & Kee / Grove Press, 1962 - out of print
  • Nonsequences / Selfpoems, Longmans / W.W. Norton, 1965 - out of print
  • Our Flowers & Nice Bones, Fulcrum Press 1969 - out of print
  • Nietzsche: Selected Letters (translator), University of Chicago Press 1969 - out of print
  • Friedrich Hölderlin and Eduard Mörike, Selected Poems (translator), University of Chicago Press 1972 - out of print
  • The Lonely Suppers of W. V. Balloon, Carcanet 1975 - out of print
  • Pataxanadu and other prose, Carcanet 1977 - out of print
  • Bolshevism in Art and Other Expository Writings (essays), Carcanet 1978 - out of print
  • Carminalenia, Carcanet 1981 - out of print
  • 111 Poems, Carcanet 1981 - out of print
  • The Pursuit of the Kingfisher, Carcanet 1983 - out of print
  • Robert Walser, Selected Stories (editor / translator), Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1983 / New York Review Books 2001
  • Goethe, Selected Poems (editor / translator), Suhrkamp Verlag 1983
  • Serpentine (prose), Oasis Press 1985 - out of print
  • Two Horse Wagon Going By, Carcanet 1986 - out of print
  • Selected Writings, Carcanet 1989 - out of print
  • The Balcony Tree, Carcanet / The Sheep Meadow Press 1992 - out of print
  • Andalusian Poems (editor, with Leticia Garza-Falcón), David R. Godine 1993
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  • Intimate Chronicles, The Sheep Meadow Press / Carcanet 1996
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  • Some Dogs Enitharmon Press, 1997
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  • Jackdaw Jiving: Selected Essays on Poetry and Translation, Carcanet 1998
  • In the Mirror of the Eighth King (prose), Green Integer 1999
  • Faint Harps and Silver Voices: Selected Translations, Carcanet 2000
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  • The Word Pavilion and Selected Poems, The Sheep Meadow Press / Carcanet 2001
  • Twenty Tropes for Doctor Dark Enitharmon Press, 2002
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  • Crypto-Topographia: Stories of Secret Places, Enitharmon 2002
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  • Of the Mortal Fire, Sheep Meadow Press 2003
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  • The Anti-Basilisk, Carcanet 2005
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  • Tankard Cat Sheep Meadow Press,U.S., 2005
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  • Christopher Middleton Reading from his Poems, Poetry Archive 2005
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  • Tenor on Horseback Sheep Meadow Press,U.S., 2007
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  • Collected Poems, Carcanet 2008
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