This book is a collection of love poems inspired by Dante’s Inferno, as well as by Rimbaud’s relationship with Verlaine, and by Orpheus and Euridice.
Translator: Marilyn Kallet
This book, translated by UT’s Marilyn Kallet, is the first full length translation into English of Benjamin Peret’s Le Grand Jeu (The Big Game), first published in 1928. Peret (1899-1959) was one of the founders of Surrealism (with Andre Breton and Louis Aragon).
Author: Marilyn Kallet
Packing Light: New and Selected Poems presents a diverse overview of Kallet’s poetry of the last thirty years. Kallet’s work has been widely anthologized; she has performed her poetry internationally and across the United States.