And if their translations are judged successful, even non-poet translators of previously unknown poets may acquire respect among communities of readers. Case studies and examples taken from poetry, however, have dominated theory-building in translation studies at the expense of more frequently translated genres. Poetry's features can be sound-based, syntactic or structural or pragmatic in nature. Notify me of new posts via email. Two of those practices are zazen and haiku. The Translation of Poetry Abstract and Keywords Poetry translation may be defined as relaying poetry into another language.
Gained in translation: bringing Asian poetry to the English language
She also makes poetry films, which have been exhibited internationally. That might result in not telling their honest feelings first, and later it gets harder to say "no. For example, there are no articles in the Japanese language, no pronouns, and no distinctions between singular and plural. Translation like that, certainly a big departure from the original style, is uninspiring. Do you want to oversee the strategic planning and artistic vision of a small dynamic art organisation?
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A pancake too much water thin like me. Neither is off in terms of overall meaning, but there are notable differences regarding the feelings they engender in the reader. One reason might be the rich variety of problems offered by poetry translation. One is the prominent display of the translator's name: No reason having hair cut a spring wind. There is no need for over-explanation. With some such as Robert Bly in the US or Octavio Paz in Mexico , this may derive partially or largely from their reputation as receptor-language poet.