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Edouard Roditi (1910-1992) was born in Paris by American parents and educated there, in England and Germany, and at the University of Chicago. He was a poet, a short-story writer, and a writer on European art and artists. He was also a prolific translator, making memorable English versions of poetry and prose from French, German, Spanish, Danish, and Turkish originals.

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Poet, essayist, and translator Edouard Roditi was born in Paris to American parents

Poet, essayist, and translator Edouard Roditi was born in Paris to American parents. His books of poetry and prose included Thrice Chosen (1981), The Confessions of a Saint (1977), The Delights of Turkey (1977), Meetings with Conrad (1977), Emperor of Midnight (1974), New Hieroglyphic Tales: Prose Poems (1968), Dialogues on Art (1960, 1980), Poems 1928–1948 (1949), Oscar Wilde (1947. Prison within Prison: Three Hebrew Elegies (1941), Poems for F. (1934).

douard Roditi (June 6, 1910 - May 10, 1992) was a Paris-born American poet, prose writer, and translator. Roditi was born in Paris to Turkish Sephardic Jewish parents. His father, a native of Istanbul, was an American citizen. Roditi studied in France, England, Germany and the United States. He published several volumes of poetry, short stories, and art criticism. A surrealist, he published the first surrealist manifesto in English, "The New Reality", in the Oxford Outlook of 1929.

douard Roditi (6 June 1910 in Paris, France – 10 May 1992 in Cadiz, Spain) was an American poet, short-story writer and translator. He was educated in England at Charterhouse and Balliol College, Oxford, and at the University of Chicago. His father was a Sephardic Jewish native of Istanbul, but American citizen. douard Roditi studied in France, England, Germany and the USA. He was part of the Benton Way Group with Charles Aufderheide.

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com: Thrice Chosen: Signed by Edouard Roditi on a blank page after the title page. Hand-numbered at the back, number 107 of 200 signed copies. Text is unmarked; pages are bright. Binding is tight and square. Covers show some light wear around the corners.

douard Roditi was an American poet, short-story writer and translator

douard Roditi was an American poet, short-story writer and translator. In addition to his poetry and translations, Roditi is perhaps best remembered for the numerous interviews he conducted with modernist artists, including Marc Chagall, Joan Miró, Oskar Kokoschka, Philippe Derome and Hannah Höchurch Several of these have been assembled in the collection Dialogues on Artist.

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In this moving collection of poems and translations, all of them composed during the rise and fall of the Third Reich, Edouard Roditi gives thanks to God and to his forebears for the blessing of his Jewish-mystic heritage.As an American student in Berlin in the 1930s, Roditi witnessed at firsthand the shocking rise of German anti-Semitism. Upon resuming his education in England, he began to study of Hebrew and ancient Jewish texts as a supplement to his study of the Greek and Latin classics and, more important, as an act of cultural memory. As Charles Reznikoff had done in the 1920s, Roditi began his exploration of Jewishness by writing narrative poems based on Old Testament sources, including the Creation story and the tale of Lot's wife. He also wrote "Cassandra's Dream," a poem based on a dramatic monologue by Lycophron (3rd century B.C.), whom Roditi considers "the only Greek poet endowed with the same gift of prophecy as the Hebrew prophets." Later, after the Holocaust, he wrote tributes to the survivors and prayers for the dead, and translated lyrics by German-Jewish poets who perished in the camps. All of these poems are collected here, but the centerpiece of the volume is Roditi's best-known poem, the "Three Hebrew Elegies," a sad, stubborn, compassionate expression of righteousness and despair that at least one critic, Paul Goodman, ranked with the best of Eliot and Rilke.