by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

A Letter is a joy of Earth
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE GER ITA
A Letter is a joy of Earth --
It is denied the Gods --

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Una lettera", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Une Lettre", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Ein Brief", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Une Lettre
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Une Lettre est une joie de la Terre --
Elle est refusée aux Dieux --

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  • Translation from English to French (Français) copyright © 2012 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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Text added to the website: 2012-10-09 00:00:00
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