A Poetry Archive recording by

Michael Hamburger

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

  • 1 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - December"

  • 2 -

  • 3 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - February"

  • 4 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - April"

  • 5 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - July"

  • 6 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - August"

  • 7 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - September"

  • 8 -
    "From a Diary of Non-Events - November"

  • 9 -
    "Tautological Ode to a Cat"

  • 10 -
    "Redundant Epitaphs"

  • 11 -
    "Conversation with the Muse of Old Age"

  • 12 -
    "Chauffeuse"

  • 13 -
    "Plum"

  • 14 -
    "Beech Hedge in Winter"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "Snowed In"

  • 17 -
    "Transition"

  • 18 -


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  • C. Baudelaire, Twenty Prose Poems (translator), London, Poetry London, 1946 (revised ed. San Francisco, City Light Books 1988)
  • Flowering Cactus: poems 1942-1949, Aldington, Hand and Flower Press, 1950 - out of print
  • Poems of Hölderlin (translator), Poetry London 1943, (revised ed. as Holderlin: his Poems, Harvill Press, 1952) - out of print
  • Trakl, Decline (translator), St. Ives, Guido Morris/Latin Press, 1952 - out of print
  • Poems 1950-1951, Hand and Flower Press, 1952 - out of print
  • A. Goes, The Burnt Offering (translator), London, Gollancz, 1956 - out of print
  • Reason and Energy, London, Routledge & K. Paul, 1957 - out of print
  • The Dual Site, Routledge & K. Paul, 1958 - out of print
  • B Brecht, Tales from the Calendar (translator), London, Methuen, 1961 (reissued London, Lion & Unicorn Press 1980) - out of print
  • H Von Hofmannsthal, Poems and Verse Plays (translator with others), Routledge & K. Paul, and New York, Bollingen Foundation, 1961 - out of print
  • J C F Hölderlin, Selected Verse (translator), Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Penguin, 1961 (latest ed. London, Anvil, 1986)
  • Modern German Poetry 1910-1960 (translator with C Middleton), Routledge, and New York, McGibbon & Kee, 1962 - out of print
  • Weather and Season: New Poems, London, Longmans, 1963 - out of print
  • From Prophecy to Exorcism: the Premisses of Modern German Literature, Longmans, 1965 - out of print
  • G Grass, Selected poems (translator with C Middleton), Newcastle, Northern House, 1966 - out of print
  • H M Enzensberger, Poems (translator), Northern House, 1966 - out of print
  • J C F Hölderlin, Poems and Fragments (translator), Routledge, and USA, University of Michigan Press, 1967 (revised ed. 2004)
  • Feeding the Chickadees, London, Turret Press, 1968 - out of print
  • H M Enzensberger, The Poems of Hans Magnus Enzensberger (translator with J Rothenberg and the author), London, Secker & Warburg, 1968 - out of print
  • H M Enzensberger, Poems for People Who Don't Read Poems (translator), Secker & Warburg, 1968 - out of print
  • P Bichsel, And Really Frau Blum Would Very Much Like to Meet the Milkman (translator), London, Calder and Boyars, 1968 - out of print
  • G Eich, Journeys (ed. Nathaniel Tarn, translator Michael Hamburger), London, Jonathan Cape, 1968 - out of print
  • N Sachs, Selected Poems (translator), Jonathan Cape and New York, Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1968 - out of print
  • G Büchner, Lenz (translator), Buffalo, USA, Frontier Press, 1966 - out of print
  • G Grass, The Poems of Gunter Grass (translator with C Middleton), Penguin, 1969 - out of print
  • Penguin Modern Poets 14 (contributor with Alan Brownjohn and Charles Tomlinson), Penguin, 1969 - out of print
  • Travelling, London, Fulcrum, 1969 - out of print
  • Paul Celan, Poems (translator), Manchester, Carcanet, 1972 (new enlarged ed. as Poems of Paul Celan, New York, Persea, 1988 and 2002, and Anvil Press, 2007)
  • East German Poetry (translator), Carcanet, 1972 - out of print
  • Travelling I-V, London, Agenda Editions, 1973
  • Ownerless Earth, Carcanet, 1973 - out of print
  • Peter Huchel, Selected poems (translator), Carcanet, 1974 - out of print
  • Travelling VI, Agenda Editions, 1975 - out of print
  • Art as Second Nature, Carcanet, 1975 - out of print
  • German Poetry 1910-1975 (translator), Carcanet, 1977 - out of print
  • Real Estate, Carcanet, 1977 - out of print
  • Helmut Heissenbuttel, Texts (translator), Calder and Boyars, 1977 - out of print
  • Moralities, Newcastle, A Morden Tower Reading, 1977 - out of print
  • Franco Fortini, Poems (translator), Todmorden, Lancashire, Arc Publications, 1978 - out of print
  • Collected Poems, Carcanet, 1980 - out of print
  • An Unofficial Rilke (translator), London, Anvil Press, 1981 - out of print
  • Variations, Carcanet, 1981 - out of print
  • Peter Huchel, The Garden of Theophrastus (translator), Carcanet, 1983 (new ed. Anvil Press, 2004)
  • Goethe, Poems and Epigrams (translator), Anvil Press, 1983 - out of print
  • A Proliferation of Prophets, Carcanet, 1983 - out of print
  • Marin Sorescu, Selected Poems (translator), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Bloodaxe, 1983 - out of print
  • Collected Poems, Carcanet, 1984 - out of print
  • After the Second Flood: essays in modern German Literature, Carcanet, 1986 - out of print
  • Trees, Embers Hand Press, 1988.
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  • Selected Poems, Carcanet, 1988
  • Testimonies, Carcanet, 1989 - out of print
  • Gunter Eich, Pigeons and Moles (translator), London, Skoob Books, 1991 - out of print
  • Roots in the Air, Anvil Press, 1991
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  • A Mug's Game (memoir), Carcanet, 1991, (revised ed. as String of Beginnings) - out of print
  • String of Begnnings (memoir), Skoob Seriph, 1991
  • H M Enzensberger, Selected poems (translator), Bloodaxe, 1994
  • Collected Poems 1941-1994, Anvil Press, 1995, (new ed. 1999)
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  • The Truth of Poetry, London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1969, (latest ed. Anvil, 1996)
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  • G Grass, Novemberland (translator), New York, 1996
  • Goethe, Roman Elegies and other Poems and Epigrams (translator), Anvil Press, 1996 - out of print
  • H M Enzensberger, Kiosk (translator), Bloodaxe, 1997
  • Late, Anvil Press, 1997
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  • Friedrich Hölderlin, Selected poems and Fragments (translator), Penguin Classics, 1998 (new ed. 2007)
  • Michael Hamburger in Conversation with Peter Dale, Between the Lines, 1998
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  • G Grass, Selected Poems 1956-1993 (translator), London, Faber & Faber, 1999
  • Mr Littlejoy's Rattlebag for the New Millennium, Katabasis, 1999
  • Intersections, Anvil Press, 2000
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  • Philip Larkin: a retrospect, London, Enitharmon, 2002
  • From a Diary of Non-Events, Anvil Press, 2002
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  • W G Sebald, After Nature (translator), London, Hamish Hamilton, 2002
  • W G Sebald, Unrecounted (translator), Hamish Hamilton, 2004
  • Wild and Wounded, Anvil Press, 2004
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  • Michael Hamburger Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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  • Circling the Square, Anvil Press, 2007
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