• Posts Tagged ‘translation’

    lenten journal: found in translation

    by  • March 30, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    One of my friends from the Durham restaurant, Leonora, told me about a poetry class she has been taking at the Duke Center for Documentary Studies. The class itself doesn’t have much to do with making documentaries, which I suppose means more than anything that the folks at the CDS are mostly looking for...

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    a poet’s bible

    by  • November 13, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    As I was reading this morning, I reached for David Rosenberg’s A Poet’s Bible: Rediscovering the Voices of the Original Text and his translation of parts of Job and Ecclesiastes took me on a wonderful little journey. A Poet’s Bible I found it used, on the shelfin the basement of the HarvardBookstore, one blurb...

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    lenten journal: the imagination of language

    by  • March 24, 2009 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    I was catching up on my Writer’s Almanac tonight and found yesterday was the shared birthday of Billy Collins and Edith Grossman. Billy Collins was the US Poet Laureate from 2001-2003 and holds the distinction of being a poet who actually sells books. Edith Grossman is a book translator, known best for her translations...

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