After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern by Ignacio Infante

By Ignacio Infante

Translation—from either a theoretical and a realistic element of view—articulates differing yet interconnected modes of move within the paintings of writers initially from diverse geographical components of transatlantic come upon, reminiscent of Europe, Latin the US, North the US, and the Caribbean.

After Translation examines from a transnational point of view a number of the ways that translation enables the movement of contemporary poetry and poetics around the Atlantic. It rethinks the theoretical paradigm of Anglo-American “modernism” in keeping with the transnational, interlingual, and transhistorical beneficial properties of the paintings of key glossy poets writing on either side of the Atlantic— particularly, the Portuguese Fernando Pessoa; the Chilean Vicente Huidobro; the Spaniard Federico Garcia Lorca; the San Francisco–based poets Jack Spicer, Robert Duncan, and Robin Blaser; the Barbadian Kamau Brathwaite; and the Brazilian brothers Haroldo and Augusto de Campos.

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