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Author Infante, Ignacio

Title After translation : the transfer and circulation of modern poetics across the Atlantic / Ignacio Infante
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 217 pages)
Contents Introduction : poetry after translation: cultural circulation and the transferability of form in modern transatlantic poetry -- Heteronymies of Lusophone Englishness : colonial empire, fetishism, and simulacrum in Fernando Pessoa's English poems I-III -- The translatability of planetary poiesis : Vicente Huidobro's Creacionismo in Temblor de cielo/Tremblement de ciel -- Queering the poetic body : Stefan George, Federico García Lorca, and the translational poetics of the Berkeley Renaissance -- Transferring the "luminous detail" : Sousândrade, Pound, and the imagist origins of Brazilian concrete poetry -- The digital vernacular : "groundation" and the temporality of translation in the postcolonial Caribbean poetics of Kamau Brathwaite -- Afterword : the location of translation: the Atlantic and the (relational) literary history of modern transnational poetics
Summary Translation - from both a theoretical and practical point of view - articulates differing but interconnected modes of circulation in the work of writers originally from different geographical areas of transatlantic encounter, such as Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Caribbean. This book examines from a transnational perspective the various ways in which translation facilitates the circulation of modern poetry and poetics across the Atlantic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Modernism (Literature)
Poetics -- History -- 20th century
Poetry -- Translating.
Spanish American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Transnationalism in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Caribbean & Latin American.
American poetry
Modernism (Literature)
Poetry -- Translating
Spanish American poetry
Transnationalism in literature
Genre/Form European poetry
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
European poetry.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780823252831