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Christopher Middleton

Christopher Middleton has published translations of Robert Walser, Nietzsche, Hölderlin, Goethe and many others. Over the last three decades Carcanet has published several books of his poems, his experimental prose and two volumes of essays, as well as a Selected Writings and Faint Harps and Silver Voices, a collection of verse translations. His most recent collection is The Anti-Basilisk.

Christopher Middleton's work featured in PN Review comprises three reports, 43 contributions of poetry, 22 articles, and one review, over a period of 41 years. Also available are eight reviews of Christopher Middleton's work and nine translations by Christopher Middleton.
Further Reading
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in Poetry Nation 5 (1975) Anasphere: le Torse Antique
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 3 (1978) For Márton, Erwin, and Miklos
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 7 (1979) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 10 (1979) Two Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 10 (1979) Notes on a Viking Prow
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 11 (1980) Rilke's Feet
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 12 (1980) Woden Dog
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 16 (1980) Notes on a Viking Prow (Part II)
Subscribers only Reviewed by Alan Young in PN Review 18 (1981) on Christopher Middleton and Michael Horovitz
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 19 (1981) Interim Report
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 21 (1981) Cabaret de la Canne, January 1855
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 22 (1981) Seventeen Hiccups on the Question of Novelty
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 26 (1982) Louise Moillon's Apricots (1635)
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 28 (1982) Some Old Hats from the History of Imagination
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 30 (1983) Five Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 32 (1983) Ideas about Voice in Poetry
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 38 (1984) Eight Skips Around the Aura of Erato
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 41 (1985) Quasizeros: 21 miscellanous micro-poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 42 (1985) Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 43 (1985) Two Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 44 (1985) Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 49 (1986) In Anatolia
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 52 (1986) Three Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 55 (1987) The Story of Opal
Subscribers only Translation of an Article by Gert Hofmann in PN Review 59 (1988) Tolstoy's Head (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 60 (1988) Five Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 65 (1989) La Morena
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 68 (1989) A Huapango for Junius Avitus
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 70 (1989) For Burning
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 70 (1989) For Burning
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 73 (1990) A Moment in the Eighteenth Century
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 78 (1991) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 84 (1992) Two Poems
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 85 (1992) The Turkish Rooftops
Poetry Collection in PN Review 87 (1992) Skaters in The Luxembourg Gardens, 1909
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 90 (1993) A Pasquil on the Poetry Scene
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 91 (1993) Ballad of the Putrefaction
Subscribers only Reviewed by T.J.G. Harris in PN Review 91 (1993) on Christopher Middleton
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 92 (1993) On Poetry and Opinion
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 94 (1993) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 97 (1994) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 99 (1994) Four Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 99 (1994) A Wave
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 100 (1994) Four Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 102 (1995) On the Mental Image
Subscribers only Review in PN Review 102 (1995) on the life of Stéphane Mallarmé
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 108 (1996) Surface and Depth: Observations on the Road
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Oktay Rifat in PN Review 109 (1996) Three Poems (translated from Turkish by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 110 (1996) De Saussure's Assured Ruse Garbled in an English Garden
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Günter Kunert in PN Review 110 (1996) Seven Poems (translated from the German by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 111 (1996) Three Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 115 (1997) On Imagination and Lyric Voice
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 121 (1998) Two Poems
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 125 (1999) The Gaze of the Turkish Mona Lisa
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Günter Kunert in PN Review 125 (1999) Eight Poems (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 126 (1999) Gelibolu
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 128 (1999) The Redbird Hexagon
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 132 (2000) Two Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 136 (2000) Three Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by Peter Cole in PN Review 136 (2000) on Christopher Middleton
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Robert Walser in PN Review 140 (2001) Poems from the Microscripts (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Reviewed by Jem Poster in PN Review 142 (2001) on Matthew Francis, Clive Wilmer and Christopher Middleton
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Léon-Paul Fargue in PN Review 142 (2001) Two Poems (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 143 (2002) On the Apotropaic Element in Poetry
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 146 (2002) Four Poems
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 147 (2002) From a Work in Prospect
Subscribers only Reviewed by John Muckle in PN Review 155 (2004) on Christopher Middleton and Jesper Svenbro
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 156 (2004) Tableaux I-XX
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Joachim Sartorius in PN Review 158 (2004) On the Way to the Tomb of Kleoboulos (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 162 (2005) Marienbad 1814
Subscribers only Reviewed by Peter Riley in PN Review 163 (2005) Short Notes
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 168 (2006) An Errant Retrospect
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 170 (2006) A Nagging Fragment
Subscribers only Article in PN Review 175 (2007) Melancholy: Uncertain Aspects
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Wulf Kirsten in PN Review 184 (2008) Three Poems (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 185 (2009) Five Poems
Subscribers only Reviewed by Peter McCarey in PN Review 187 (2009) on Christopher Middleton
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 190 (2009) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 194 (2010) Four Poems
Subscribers only Report in PN Review 196 (2010) Horizontal and Vertical Transcendence
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 199 (2011) Two Poems
Subscribers only Translation of a Poetry Collection by Christoph Meckel in PN Review 199 (2011) Four Poems (translated by Christopher Middleton)
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 201 (2011) Monostichs
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 207 (2012) Four Poems
Subscribers only Poetry Collection in PN Review 224 (2015) ‘From the Reveries of a Gentleman’ and Other Poems
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