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Le ton beau de Marot : in praise of the music of language

Author: Douglas R Hofstadter; Clément Marot
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1997.
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The complexity, grace, and subtlety of human intelligence is discovered as 30 scholars translate a French poem by Clement Marot. Each translation is discinct and delightful in its own right, and  Read more...


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Named Person: Clément Marot; Clément Marot
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas R Hofstadter; Clément Marot
ISBN: 0465086438 9780465086436
OCLC Number: 301571239
Notes: Comprend un texte de Clément Marot: A une damoyselle malade.
Description: xxiv, 632 p
Contents: Introduction: In Joy and in Sorrow; The Life in Rhymes of Clment Marot; For the Love of a Poem from Days Long, Long Gone; How Jolly the Lot of an Oligoglot; The Romantic Vision of Thought as Pattern; Sparkling and Sparkling, Thanks to Constraints; The Subtle Art of Transculturation; The Nimble Medium-hopping of Evanescent Essences; A Novel in Verse; A Vile Non-verse; On Words and Their Magical Halos; Halos, Analogies, Spaces, and Blends; On the Conundrums of Cascading Translation; On Shy Translators and Their Crafty, Silent Art; On the Untranslatable; On the Ununderstandable; Ai Aims, Mi Claims, Sino-room Flames; In Praise of the Music of Language; Conclusion: Le Tombeau de ma rose.
Other Titles: Une damoyselle malade
Responsibility: Douglas R. Hofstadter.
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