LABYRINTH OF LOVE by Louis Untermeyer

LABYRINTH OF LOVE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Taking Otto Julius Bierbaum's Der Irrgarten der Liebe, ""a multi-rhymed valentine"" that became a popular favorite upon publication in 1901, Louis Untermeyer has translated and adapted the poems to a more contemporary frame. They proceed from the dream of the unknown to the dream realized in love, with its inherent paradoxes acknowledged. Its message of sentiment wafts across in airy verses, in which humor and tenderness triumph over the moments of estrangement and anxiety. Still, lace-edged.

Pub Date: Sept. 14th, 1965
Publisher: Simon & Schuster