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About meI am a translator (from Slovene and Russian to English), originally from Baltimore, Maryland. My interests include contemporary art, classical Greece, Russian literature, Central and Eastern Europe, translation. I have a particular interest in the 19th-century Russian poet Evgeny Baratynsky (pictured), and am preparing a translation of his poetry.
About my libraryRussian literature (esp. Pushkin period and "Silver Age" poets); Slovene writing; poetry; 19th and 20th century "classic" fiction; art; art history; Ancient Greece; European history; gay fiction and poetry; gay history; philosophy; Zen Buddhism.
GroupsFans of Russian authors, Gay Men, GLBT History, In Translation, poetry in translation, Russian books and language, Slovenian LibraryThingers, The Chapel of the Abyss, The City and the Book, translators read too —show all groups, Wordies
Favorite authorsAnna Akhmatova, Evgeny Baratynsky, Elizabeth Bishop, Mikhail Bulgakov, Anton Chekhov, Nikolai Gogol, Alan Hollinghurst, Edvard Kocbek, Marianne Moore, Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, Theodore Roethke (Shared favorites)
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Member sinceApr 1, 2007
Currently readingThe collected poems of Theodore Roethke by Theodore Roethke
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