'The spring is new and new the sound it brings'.
After 132 years, the epic Dutch classic Mei
by Herman Gorter is available to English readers as May, an epic poem about youth
, Volume 1 of The Essential Gorter
, a translation of Gorter's original that celebrates the carefree springtime of our lives.
- Paperback, available worldwide, e.g. here. English only, including introduction and synopsis, second (revised) edition. ISBN 978-90-831336-45. Illustrated eBook,
- Hardcover, bilingual & illustrated, including Dutch original on opposite page: in shops in Netherlands and Belgium or order here. 320 pages: €25,99. ISBN 978-90-831336-14.
- Hardcover Special Edition, bilingual, illustrated & annotated: order here. 328 pages: €32,50. ISBN 978-90-831336-21.
- Softcover, bilingual & illustrated, including Dutch original on opposite page: order here. 320 pages:
€20,00. ISBN 978-90-831336-07.
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The Essential Gorter Volume 2, Selected Poems translated by Lloyd Haft will be out this autumn!
An overview of reviews
and errata to the first edition is available here
. The second edition is revised.