Erland G. Anderson is the author of Harmonious Madness: A Study of Musical Metaphors in the Poetry of Coleridge, Shelley and Keats
as well as two book-length translations of Swedish poets with Lars Nordstrom (Between Darkness and Darkness: Selected Poems of Rolf Aggestam
, Prescott Street Press; and Harry Martinson's Views from a Tuft of Grass
, Green Integer Press) and three books of his own poetry. Examples from these works can be accessed on his website: www.erlandanderson.com
. He has also been an editor for the Explicator Guides
from G.K Hall. Currently he is working on translations of the Swedish writer Ulf Peter Hallberg into English.
Surveys the development of musical metaphors in the work of each poet and examines their knowledge of music.