Spring 2011

Poetic Translation

Listed in: European Studies, as EUST-24

Faculty

Catherine A. Ciepiela (Section 01)

Description

This is a workshop in translating poetry into English, preferably from a Germanic, Slavic, or Romance language (including Latin, of course), whose aim is to produce good poems in English. Students will present first and subsequent drafts to the entire class for regular analysis, which will be fed by reference to readings in translation theory and contemporary translations from European languages. Advanced knowledge of the source language is required and experience with creative writing is welcome.

Limited to 12 students. Spring semester. Professor Ciepiela.

Keywords

Artistic practice, Foreign culture taught in English

Offerings

2014-15: Offered in Spring 2015
Other years: Offered in Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2016