Novels Poetry Children's Books Further Publications Extracts News & Events Links & Contact

Poetry


Poets Coat

The Poet’s Coat – Der Mantel der Dichterin


Poems, English and German, translated by Fred Kurer, edited by Irène Bourquin

Waldgut, April 2019, Frauenfeld, ISBN 978-3-03740-138-5

Gabrielle Alioth, known as the author of many, often historical novels, for the first time presents a volume of verse. The collection The Poet’s Coat is the poetic biography of the Swiss writer living in Ireland for nearly four decades – the dark current of life, the groundwater below the surface on which the characters of her novels walk and act.

In contrast to the novels, written in German, the original language of the poems is English.
For the bilingual edition in the series lektur of Waldgut Publisher (Frauenfeld/CH) the poems were translated into German by the Swiss anglicist and poet Fred Kurer.

more

order information

Reviews