Menu

Charles Tomlinson

Charles Tomlinson read English at Queens College, Cambridge, has lived in Northern Italy and London, and has recently retired after thirty-six years of teaching at the University of Bristol. In 1993 he received the Bennett Award for achievement in literature from The Hudson Review of New York, and in 1991 the Premio Europeo di Cittadella. He is the editor of the classic anthology The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation. He lives in Gloucester, England.

Books by Charles Tomlinson

  • 9780811211734 72

    The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz: 1957-1987

    Octavio Paz, Eliot Weinberger, Eliot Weinberger, Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Lysander Kemp, Denise Levertov, John Frederick Nims, Charles Tomlinson

    Bilingual Edition, Paperback, 1991

    “Paz's poetry is a seismograph of our century’s turbulence, a crossroads where East meets West."—Publishers Weekly
  • 9780811209588 72

    Selected Poems

    William Carlos Williams, Charles Tomlinson

    Paperback, 1985

    With the publication of this book, Charles Tomlinson's edition of Williams's Selected Poems, New Directions has introduced a gathering larger and more comprehensive than the original 1963 edition....
  • 9780811227568 72

    The Poems of Octavio Paz

    Octavio Paz, Eliot Weinberger, Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Denise Levertov, Muriel Rukeyser, Charles Tomlinson

    Paperback, 2018

    Now in paperback, the definitive, life-spanning, bilingual edition of the poems by the Nobel Prize laureate