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The poetry of translation : from Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Author: Matthew Reynolds
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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This is a wide-ranging book which launches a new theory of poetry translation and pursues it through readings of poem-translations from across the history of English literature. It engages with the key debates in translation studies, and offers new interpretations of major works.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reynolds, Matthew.
Poetry of translation.
Oxford : Oxford Univ Prress, 2011
(OCoLC)701811411
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Reynolds
OCLC Number: 775504559
Description: 1 online resource (x, 374 pages)
Contents: Scope of translation --
Translating within and between languages --
Translation and paraphrase --
Translating the language of literature --
Words for translation --
Metaphors for translation --
Roots of translatorly metaphors --
Are translations interpretations? Gadamer, Lowell, and some contemporary poem-translations --
Interpretation and "opening" : Dryden, Chapman, and early translations from the Bible --
"Paraphrase" from Erasmus to "Venus T---d" --
Dryden, Behn, and what is "secretly in the poet" --
Dryden's Aeneis : "a thousand secret beauties" --
Dryden's Dido : "somewhat I find within" --
Translating an author : Denham, Katherine Philips, Dryden, Cowper --
Author as intimate : Roscommon, Philips, Pope, Thomas Francklin, Lucretius, Dryden, FitzGerald, Jean Starr Untermeyer --
Erotic translation : Theocritus, Dryden, Ovid, Richard Duke, Tasso, Fairfax, Petrarch, Charlotte Smith, Sappho, Swinburne --
Love again : Sappho, Addison, Ambrose Philips, Dryden, Petrarch, Chaucer, Wyatt, Tasso, Fairfax, Ariosto, Harington, Byron --
Byron's adulterous fidelity --
Pope's Iliad the "hurry of passion" --
Pope's Iliad : a "comprehensive view" --
Some perspectives after Pope : Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Pound, Michael Longley --
Epic zoom : Christopher Logue's Homer (with Anne Carson's Stesichoros and Seamus Heaney's Beowulf --
Ezra Pound : 'my job was to bring a dead man to life --
FitzGerald's Rubaiyat : "a thing must live" --
Metamporhoses of Arthur Golding (which lead to some conclusions).
Responsibility: Matthew Reynolds.

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