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Author Name:    BEZZOLA, Reto R. (ed.). MILLER, Elizabeth Maxfield

Title:   Curly-Horned Cow : Anthology of Swiss Romansh Poems and Stories. Edited andwith a preface and bibliographical note by Reto R. Bezzola

Publisher:    Peter Owen, London , 1971, ISBN:0720604818 

Seller ID:   90699

BEZZOLA, Reto R. (ed.). The Curly-Horned Cow : Anthology of Swiss Romansh Poems and Stories. Edited and with a preface and bibliographical note by Reto R. Bezzola. Translated from the Ladin by Elizabeth Maxfield Miller, and from the Surselvan by W.W. Kibler, in consultation with Albert Tall-Thony, Augustin Maissen, Urban T. Holmes. London : Peter Owen, (1971). First British Edition. Pp [1]-215,(1). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “This collection of Swiss/Romansch stories and poems has been translated from the Ladin and Surselvan dialects which today are used by a small community of about 45,000 in the Grisons. The penetration of modern life has put the Romansch-speaking people in a difficult situation, which has inspired an outputof verse and prose redolent with nostalgia for the past and at the same ti me a search for a new form integrating modernity with the traditional character of the land and its inhabitants.” - from the dj. Includes Ladin Poems by Martinus Ex Martinis (1627-1668), Andrea Bezzola (1840-1897), Pieder Lansel (1863-1943), Andri Peer (1921- ), Duri Gaudenz (1921- ), Luisa Famos (1939- ); Surselvan, Sutselvan and Sursesan Poems by Anonymous, Gion Antoni Huonder (1824-1867), Giachen Caspar Muoth (1844-1906), Alfons Tuor (1871-1904), Gian Fontana (1897-1935), Flurin Darms (1918- ), Gion Deplazes (1918- ), Theo Cardinas (1929- ), Hendri Spescha (1928- ), Curo Mani (1918- ), Alexander Lozza (1880-1953); Surselvan Tales by Anonymous, Giachen Michel Nay (1860-1920), Gian Fontana (1897-1935), Toni Halter (1914- ); Ladin Tales by Schimun Vonmoos (1868-1940), Men Rauch (1888-1956), Gian Girun (1898- ), Cla Biert (1920- ), Clo Duri Bezzola (1934- ). Gift inscription, else very good in rubbed, slightly edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00


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