First published as Selected Poems in 1971 by Oxford University Press

Revised, enlarged and reissued 1981, 1986, 1993, 1999, 2009

This revised and enlarged sixth edition published in 2023 by

Carcanet Press Limited

Alliance House

Cross Street

Manchester M2 7AQ

Selection, translations and notes copyright © Elaine Feinstein 1971, 1981, 1986, 1993, 1999, 2009, 2023

Introduction and bibliography copyright © Elaine Feinstein 2009

The right of Elaine Feinstein to be identified as the editor and translator of this work has been asserted by her in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988 All rights reserved

A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library ISBN 978 1 80017 227 2

The publisher acknowledges financial assistance from Arts Council England

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