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A melody has to catch the ear. A lilt is an up and down movement that has to be asymmetrical or surprising in some way. It can go up, and ...

Monday, October 31, 2016

Parable of translation

The poem wants to be itself in translation

To speak with the same voice

Mais non. C'est impossible

Le poème traduit veut être quelque chose d'autre

Habiter toujours un pays étrangère

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