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Translation as Transformation in Victorian Poetry

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Annmarie Drury is Assistant Professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York. Many of her own poems have appea... Lire la suite
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Annmarie Drury is Assistant Professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York. Many of her own poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Raritan, and the Western Humanities Review. She has also published translations of, and essays on, Swahili poetry. Her book Stray Truths: Selected Poems of Euphrase Kezilahabi, offering translations of the Tanzanian writer's poetry, is forthcoming in 2015.



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Explores how Victorian poetry and translation dynamically influenced one another in an age of empire.



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Explores how the range and subject-matter of Anglophone poetry were diversified by the Victorian practice of translation. This study offers a new account of translation's dynamic role in nineteenth-century culture, gives fresh interpretations of canonical and non-canonical poems, and describes poetic translation into, as well as out of, English.

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Introduction: Victorian translations, poetic transformations; 1. Discovering a Victorian culture of translation; 2. Idylls of the King, the Mabinogion, and Tennyson's faithless melancholy; 3. In poetry and translation, Browning's case for innovation; 4. The Rubaiyat and its compass; 5. The persistence of Victorian translation practice: William Hichens and the Swahili world; Epilogue: Victorian translators and 'the epoch of world literature'; Bibliography.

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Titre: Translation as Transformation in Victorian Poetry
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Code EAN: 9781107079243
ISBN: 978-1-107-07924-3
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 280
Poids: g
Taille: H228mm x B152mm
Année: 2015

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