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New works in Catalan by Robert Graves

New poems by the poet Robert Graves have been published in an anthology presented this Palma Catalan Book Week by Nova Editorial Moll.

The Rost ridge, unreleased Robert Graves in Catalan

This Friday 22 september, in the context of Catalan Book Week, the presentation of The Rost ridge. Mountain Poems. It is an anthology of poems by the British writer Robert Graves.. Most of them had never been published in the Catalan language..

The publication has come from the hand of Nova Editorial Moll and its presentation has been in La Misericòrdia. The event was hosted by William Graves, author's son; Joan Carlos Palos, journalist; and Eduard Moyà, the translator in charge of bringing these poems closer to readers in the Catalan language.

The Rost ridge. Mountain Poems joins the publisher's Balenguera collection, dedicated to the poetic genre and who stands out in the Illes for his works of poetry. The anthology is constructed as an emotional journey through the poetry of Robert Graves, focusing on the love he felt for the mountains and nature in general.

Robert Graves in the Balearic Islands

The famous British poet and storyteller has a very close relationship with the Balearic Islands, specific, with Mallorca. Graves lived part of his life in Deià, before the Civil War, from which he fled, and during World War II. de hecho, He ended his days in this Majorcan town, place where his house still stands, today converted into a museum.

The house in which Robert Graves lived in Deià, Today converted into a museum.

Other unpublished translations in Catalan

Robert Graves is not the only author who has recently been translated into Catalan. The same publisher has also presented this week He who does not love does not sleep, in this case a novel by the Austrian Robert Schneider, available in Catalan thanks to the translation by Joan Estany.


By Maite Vallejo



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