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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Everything Comes Together ii

Also, for this book I will need to show some expertise in

*translation theory
*English language practices of poetic writing and translation
*Some understanding of traditions of writing poetry in Spanish, in Spain and Spanish America, encompassing all period, from El Cid to the present day.

It will discuss major figures: Borges, Neruda, Manrique, Góngora, Quevedo, etc...  As well as anonymous cancioneros and romanceros.

On the English-language side: Pound, many poet-translators, scholars, etc...

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