17 Poems

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17 Poems
Author Tomas Tranströmer
Original title 17 dikter
Country Sweden
Language Swedish
Publisher Albert Bonniers förlag
Publication date
Pages 54

17 Poems (Swedish: 17 dikter) is a 1954 poetry collection by the Swedish writer Tomas Tranströmer. It was Tranströmer's debut book, he had previously only been published in journals.[1] The book was well received in the Swedish press, and praised for its formal confidence and imagination in metaphors.[2]

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  1. ^ Clappett, Marie-Claire (2011-10-06). "Tomas Tranströmer: Ten things you never knew about the poet you never knew". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  2. ^ Leonardz, Jenny; Neuman, Ricki (2011-10-06). "En säker ton". Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2012-05-07.