Joris has translated in full three acclaimed works of poetry by Paul Celan into English (published by Green Integer and Sun&Moon Press); a "Selections" edition of Celan; and most recently his "Meridian" speech with materials:
- Lightduress (received the 2005 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation)(o.p.);
- Threadsuns; (o.p.);
- Breathturn (o.p.);
- Paul Celan: Selections;
- The Meridian: Final Version - Drafts - Materials (Standford University Press)
He is currently completing an annotated Complete Later Poetry of Paul Celan to be published by Farrar, Strauss & Giroux in late 2013.
Famous quotes containing the words celan and/or translations:
“In the rivers north of the future.”
—Paul Celan [Paul Antschel] (19201970)
“Woe to the world because of stumbling blocks! Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to the one by whom the stumbling block comes!”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 18:7.
Other translations use temptations.