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David McDuff

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David McDuff

David McDuff (born 1945) is a British literary translator and editor. His translations include works of nineteenth-century Russian fiction in Penguin Classics (Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Leskov), as well as nineteenth- and twentieth-century Scandinavian poetry and prose.

Articles by David McDuff

lithograph
By Sjón
marie curie and edvard munch lived in paris at around the same timemunch was interested in new discoveries and went to visitthe curies’ research laboratory on rue lhomond in the fifth arrondissementmarie…
Translated from Icelandic by David McDuff
solstice
By Sjón
when your eyespause on the ballthat hangs on the third branch from a staryou remember why it got dark and why it is getting light againthe earth (like the heart) leans back in its seatand like that it…
Translated from Icelandic by David McDuff
the stone collector’s song
By Sjón
Sulphur–pyrite–opal / and jasper–dear friends!
Translated from Icelandic by David McDuff