A Masterpiece, Neglected No More

The Island of Second Sight (1953), by Albert Vigoleis Thelen, translated by Donald O. White, professor emeritus of German (Galileo Publishers)

Reviewed by Allen Guttmann

Looking for Miracles: A Conversation Between Richard Wilbur '42 and Ilan Stavans

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Richard Wilbur ’42 is a former U.S. poet laureate, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and the author of Things of This World and Advice to a Prophet. In the fall of 2008, he returned to his alma mater to teach.

The Poet Returns

imageRichard Wilbur '42 (left), a former U.S. poet laureate, has returned to Amherst to teach a poetry workshop with Professor David Sofield.By Emily Gold Boutilier

American Visa

Folk Dancers in Bolivia
As in the novel's opening scene, when a maddening traffic jam cuts short a taxi ride,a folk-dancing group practices on the streets of Bolivia
By Juan De Recacoechea. Translated by Adrian Althoff ’04.

Amherst College French Professor Paul Rockwell is Editor and Translator of French Romance The Knight with the Two Swords

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