Andrei Voznesenski

1970 in poetry

Events

  • release of Tomfoolery, an animated film directed by Joy Batchelor and John Halas, based on the nonsense verse of Edward Lear (especially "The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo") and Lewis Carroll
  • May — "La nuit de la poésie", a poetry reading in Montreal bringing together poets from French Canada to recite before an audience of more than 2,000 in the Théâtre du Gesu, lasted until 7 a.m.

Works published in English

Australia

  • Robert Adamson Canticles on the Skin
  • B. Elliott and A. Mitchell, Bards in the Wilderness: Australian Colonial Poetry to 1920, anthology
  • John Tranter, Parallax, South Head Press

Canada

  • Joan Finnigan, 'It Was Warm and Sunny When We Set Out
  • Gail Fox, Dangerous Season
  • R.A.D. Ford, The Solitary City, his poems and translations from Russian and Portuguese
  • John Glassco, Memoirs of Montparnasse
  • Michael Ondaatje:
    • The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left-handed Poems (adapted by Ondaatje into a play of the same name in 1973), Toronto: Anansi ISBN 0887840183 ; New York: Berkeley, 1975
    • Leonard Cohen (literary criticism), Toronto: McClelland & Stewart

Anthologies

New Zealand

United Kingdom

Anthologies

United States

Works published in other languages

Denmark

French language

Canada

France

Germany

  • Paul Celan, Lichtzwang (Romanian, writing in German)

Hebrew

Italy

Norway

Portuguese language

Brazil

Russian

Spanish language

Spain

Peru

Elsewhere in Latin America

Sweden

Yiddish

Israel

United States

Elsewhere

Awards and honors

Canada

United Kingdom

United States

France

Soviet Union

Births

Deaths

Notes and references

  • 1971 Britannica Book of the Year (covering events of 1970), "Literature" article and "Obituaries of 1970" article; source of many of the books in the "Works published" list and some deaths.

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