[The following was recently compiled & is posted here as an indication of the range of translations – solo & in collaboration & by no means complete – over the last fifty years. (J.R.)]
New Young German Poets (Celan, Grass, Enzensberger, Heissenbüttel, Bachman), City Lights, 1959.
Rolf Hochhuth, The Deputy, Broadway playing version, 1965, Samuel French.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Poems for People Who Don’t Read Poems (translated with Michael Hamburger and the author), Atheneum, 1968.
Eugen Gomringer, The Book of Hours & Constellations, Something Else Press, 1968.
Kurt Schwitters, Poems Performance Pieces Proses Plays Poetics (with Pierre Joris),
Change, 1993. Temple
Periodical and anthology publications from Goethe, Heine, Arp, Huelsenbeck, Dieter Rot.
F.G. Lorca, Suites, Green Integer Books, 2001 (earlier in Collected Translations of Lorca, Farrar Straus Giroux).
Pablo Picasso, The Burial of the Count of Orgaz & Other Poems (with Pierre Joris & others), Exact Change,2003.
Periodical and anthology publications from Neruda, Huidobro, Alberti, Cecilia Vicuna, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Asunción Silva.
Periodical and anthology publications from Jacob, Tzara, Picabia, Di Manno, and others.
Viteszlav Nezval, Antilyrik & Other Poems (with
Milos Sovak), Green Integer Books, 2001.
American Indian & Precolumbian Sources
The Flight of Quetzalcoatl (Aztec), Unicorn Books,
, 1967. U.K.
The 17 Horse Songs of Frank Mitchell (Navajo, with assistance from David P. McAllester), Tetrad
1973. Press, U.K.
Songs from the Society of the Mystic Animals (Seneca, with Ian Tyson, Richard Johnny John), Tetrad
, 1975. Press, U.K.
15 Flower World Variations (Huichol), Membrane Press,
, 1984. Milwaukee
Multiple anthology publications in Technicians of the Sacred and Shaking the Pumpkin.
Nakahara Chuya, selected poems, with Yasuhiro Yotsumoto, in progress.
Cyprian Norwid, “Chopin’s Piano,” with Arie Galles, in Poems for the
Millennium, volume 3, 2009.
Hebrew and Aramaic
Gematria 27, with Harris Lenowitz, Membrane Press, 1977.
Multiple translations with Harris Lenowitz in A Big Jewish Book (Exiled in the Word), Doubleday, 1977 and Copper Canyon Press, 1989.