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ISBN: 1-931883-06-8
ISSN: 1525-5204
Pages: 254
Publication Date: October 1, 2000
Distributed By: Publishers Group West

Two Lines 7: Crossings

Fall 2000
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What do you do with your feet


and guess what do you do with your wares?


—from “East West, Home’s Best, District Six” by Adam Small, translated from Afrikaans (Kaaps) by Carrol Lasker


Two Lines, Issue 7: Crossings features work by Yehuda Amichai (translated by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld), Sven Holm (translated by Life Jensen), Vladimir Mayakovsky (translated by Marian Schwartz), and Hsia Yü (translated by Steve Bradbury). Also included is E. E. Pepples’ essay on the poetry and paintings of Yu Jian.

Table of Contents
The Poet
Translated from Danish by Life Jensen
Adventure Novel
Translated from Hungarian by Andrea Németh-Newhauser
Forbidden Fruit
Translated from Russian by Sonia Melnikova
The Ghost of the Pig
Translated from Spanish by Michael Koch
Laredo, Texas
Translated from Russian by Marian Schwartz
East West, Home's Best, District Six
Translated from Afrikaans by Carrol Lasker
Songs of the Khori Taisha Rinchin Darzhin
Translated from Buryat by Sayan Zhambalov & Virlana Tkacz & Wanda Phipps
Returning Home
Translated from Chinese by Hil Anderson & Forrest Gander & Wang Ping
Passage to the Occident
Translated from Chinese by Steve Bradbury
Little Weekly Report
Translated from Czech by Norma Comrada
The Eye of the Lotus
Translated from Danish by Marina Allemano
Translated from Dutch by Kendall Dunkelberg
Before the Advancing Cart
Translated from French by James Brook
But Too White: fables
Translated from French by Norma Cole
Tomorrow at Dawn
Translated from French by Lynn Hoggard
The Horse and the Wolf
Translated from French by Norman R. Shapiro
Jewish Crossings: New Poems
Translated from Hebrew by Chana Bloch & Chana Kronfeld
Elegy for Kanjika
Translated from Hindi by Arlene Zide
Delusionists and Dupes
Translated from Hungarian by Bruce Berlind & Maria Körösy
Ocnos: A Selection
Translated from Spanish by Stephen Kessler
Simultaneous Translations: Three Poems
Translated from Spanish by Richard Kostelanetz & Martin Zotta
Letter to Huidobro
Translated from Spanish by John Oliver Simon
Poem with Simultaneous Translation Spanish-Spanish
Translated from Spanish by Renata Treitel
Mozart's Third Brain
Translated from Swedish by Rika Lesser
Translated from Polish by Bill Johnston
Translated from Spanish by Forrest Gander
Painting Yu Jian: An Essay