Timothy Adès : Translator–Poet

Publications by Timothy Adès

Books

  • Storysongs/Chantefables: for good children to sing to any tune: by Robert Desnos, with translations by Timothy Adès and illustrations by Cat Zaza. Agenda Editions, 2014. Fully bilingual, double–fronted book.
  • Alberto Arvelo Torrealba, Florentino and the Devil, Shearsman Books, November 2014.
  • Victor Hugo, How to be a Grandfather, Hearing Eye 2012, the new complete edition:
    • revised and enlarged
    • published by Hearing Eye
    • 184 pages
    • language: English
    • rhyming text, introduction, lifeline, notes
    • + other poems by Hugo
    • + Hugo as seen by other poets
  • The Big Story of the Lion: a fold–out book, published by Hearing Eye in 2013. This is a poem from How to be a Grandfather with three illustrations by Emily Johns.
  • Jean Cassou, 33 Sonnets of the Resistance (composed and memorised in a Vichy prison), Arc Publications, second edition 2005 (equal first, BCLA/BCLT prize, 1996).
  • Cassou, The Madness of Amadis, Agenda Editions 2008.

Periodicals (main items)

In Translation and Literature:

  • Five Poems of Jean Cassou;
  • Homer in Cuernavaca by Alfonso Reyes (winner, TLS Premio Valle–Inclán Prize, 2001);
  • Selected Rhymed Poems of Bertolt Brecht;
  • Siren–Anemone and Other Poems by Robert Desnos;
  • Reviews: Translations of La Fontaine’s Fables (2).

In Modern Poetry in Translation:

  • Eight Sonnets of Jean Cassou with Aragon’s introduction;
  • Three Poems of Ricarda Huch;
  • Classic Gallic Lipograms;
  • Elegies of Louise Labé;
  • Ten Poems of Robert Desnos;
  • Ten Poems of Exile by Bertolt Brecht;
  • Review: Horace translated by Colin Sydenham.

In Comparative Criticism:

In Comparative Critical Studies and Napoleonic Society of America:

  • Moscow, Waterloo, St Helena by Victor Hugo (winner, John Dryden Prize, 2003), Brindin.

In PN Review:

  • 200 Desnos: Six Poems incl: Fol–Fan–Fifer
  • 211 Brecht: A Dying Roman and other poems

In Long Poem Magazine:

  • 3 Sikelianós: John Keats
  • 5 Desnos: The Ode to Coco
  • 8 Reyes: Romances of Rio de Janeiro
  • 11 Review in Pushkin sonnets of Andy Croft’s book 1948
  • 12 The Excellent Wessex Event

In Anthologies

Other Publications

front cover of Storysongs/Chantefables

Robert Desnos, Storysongs/Chantefables, Agenda Editions, 2014, hardback, bilingual, with art by Cat Zaza.

front cover of Torrealba, Florentino and the Devil

Alberto Arvelo Torrealba, Florentino and the Devil, Shearsman Books, November 2014.

front cover of Victor Hugo, How to be a Grandfather

Victor Hugo, How to be a Grandfather, Hearing Eye 2012

front cover of Jean Cassou, 33 Sonnets

Jean Cassou, 33 Sonnets of the Resistance (composed and memorised in a Vichy prison), Arc Publications Second Edition 2005

front cover of Jean Cassou, The Madness of Amadis

Cassou, The Madness of Amadis, Agenda Editions 2008

bust of Jean Cassou

Bust of Jean Cassou, copyright © Madeleine Tézenas

front cover of Hugo, The Big Story of the Lion

Hugo, The Big Story of the Lion, Hearing Eye, 2013

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