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Peter Constantine
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Peter Constantine’s translations include The Complete Works of Isaac Babel (Norton), Within Four Walls: The Correspondence Between Hannah Arendt and Heinrich Blucher, 1936–1968 (Harcourt Brace), and Elegy for Kosovo (Arcade Books) by Ismail Kadare. His translation of Six Early Stories (Sun & Moon Press) by Thomas Mann was awarded the PEN Translation Prize, and The Undiscovered Chekhov: Thirty-Eight New Stories (Seven Stories Press) received the National Translation Award.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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A Selected Text from Conjunctions:73, Earth Elegies
December 6, 2019
Where nostalgia is the pain arising from moving away from a loved place, solastalgia occurs without you going anywhere; it is the landscape that “leaves” from around you. The last decade—and especially the last two or three years—have seen an intensification and a globalization of this distinctive Anthropocene effect
A Selected Text from Conjunctions:73, Earth Elegies
November 29, 2019
Kintsugi, an ancient Japanese art form, entails repairing cracked pottery by reattaching the shards with gold lacquer powder mixed with the adhesive. This is done so that a warm glow appears to radiate from the jagged tracery made by the fractures between the glued parts, emphasizing the “scars” that define a critical moment in the history of the pottery piece.
November 26, 2019
When as a resistance fighter for Greece, Xenakis heard the din of warfare but not the bullets individually, he determined in recollection that his composing would respect the mass phenomenon, and yes, he did later in life go out in a storm to time intervals between the lightning strikes.
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