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Piecing together the fragments translating classical verse, creating contemporary poetry

Author: Josephine Balmer
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
Series: Classical presences
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Balmer examines the art of classical translation from the perspective of the practitioner. From translating classical texts, to her poetry collections inspired by classical literature, she discusses her own relationship with ancient literature and uncovers the various strategies and approaches she has employed in their transformations into English.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Balmer
ISBN: 9780199585090 0199585091 9780191747519 0191747513
OCLC Number: 869485045
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PART ONE: CLASSICAL TRANSLATION AND TRANSLATOR STATEMENTS; PART TWO: CLASSICAL TRANSLATION AND DEAD LANGUAGES; PART THREE: CLASSICAL TRANSLATION AND RESEARCH; PART FOUR: TRANSLATION AND CREATIVITY; IN CONCLUSION: BREAKING DOWN THE BOUNDARIES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Series Title: Classical presences
Responsibility: Josephine Balmer

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