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Some Questions on the Cultural Revolution

Some Questions on the Cultural Revolution Alistair Noon Gratton Street Irregulars; Paperback; 32 pages £3.00 Dan Eltringham Alistair Noon is an Anglophone poet based in Berlin, and has translated from Russian and German (Pushkin, Mandelstam and Monika Rinck among others). Unsurprising, then, that a spirit of comparison and reference between cultures animates his chapbook Some Questions on the Cultural Revolution, published by the small poetry … Continue reading Some Questions on the Cultural Revolution

Sixteen Poems by Monika Rinck, trans. Alistair Noon

Sixteen Poems By Monika Rinck, trans. Alistair Noon Barque Press; 2009 Paperback; 32 pages ISBN: 978 1 90348 871 3; Price: £5.00 George Potts ‘A round-up of poets currently writing in German would seem to me to be selectively defective if it hadn’t got wind of Monika Rinck’s work’, translator Alistair Noon writes in his foreword to this edition of her poetry. For those not … Continue reading Sixteen Poems by Monika Rinck, trans. Alistair Noon