Saturday, July 11, 2015

Swedish e-book of 4 Janet Frame novels

April 2015
A quartet of early novels by Janet Frame
in Swedish translation:
Owls Do Cry
The Edge of the Alphabet
Faces in the Water
Scented Gardens for the Blind
These four novels were all published in hardback editions by Modernista (2012)

Each novel is also available as a separate e-book, eg:

Owls Do Cry Ugglor gråter 
There was also a paperback pocketbook of Faces in the Water  (Ansiktten i vattnet)
published by Modernista in October 2014.


Janet Frame's 'Rain on the Roof' in Spanish

Mexican academic, author and translator Rogelio Guedea has translated some poems by a selection of New Zealand poets including Janet Frame. His Spanish translation of her poem 'Rain on the Roof' can be found online here:

This is the original Janet Frame poem, courtesy of a Phantom Billstickers poem poster:


Friday, July 10, 2015

Swedish collection of Janet Frame's poetry

(Hungry for Words)
Selected poems by Janet Frame
Chosen and translated into Swedish by
Elisabeth Mansén and Jonas Ellerström
July 2015.