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The Tragedy of the Elephantis a collection of poems by Adrian Grima translated into English from the original in Maltese by various writers. The book is one of six little books in a series of Contemporary Maltese Literature in Translation published by Inizjamed in collaboration with Midsea Books in 2005. The series editor is Adrian Grima.Adrian Grima’s poem, “It-Traġedja ta’ l-Iljunfant Li Ried Jidħol f’Gaġġa ta’ l-Għasafar” (“The Tragedy of the Elephant That Wanted to Enter a Birdcage”) has been translated into Hebrew and published in the latest edition ofIton 77, a major poetry periodical. This is an English version of the note about the poem by the int