Theodor Fontane Author. Shortly after they had completed their translation, we learned that Burt Erickson Nelson had been simultaneously working on a translation to be put on a commemorative plaque.
When we put the Huberman translation up on the web, we heard from Jochen Schmidtke, who provided us with a literal translation of the poem as well as translations into German of some of the newspaper articles on the site. In January of we learned of yet another translation, done before any of the others, but never published. When his brother, Michael F.
Then in December of , Ziggy Rein, a Donauschwabe Danube Swabian whose family immigrated to the United States in and who lives in Ohio, independently translated the poem. When he discovered this website, he sent us his translation, the last to be added to this collection.
Theodor Fontane „John Maynard"
The links below will take you to the original poem in German and to all of the translations we know about. The poem, p. Front cover.
Edition: by C. Title page.
Norman Barry's collation of Fontane's original "John Maynard" in German -- based on the and versions. Return to Top.