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The compulsion to translate: Dead language and the poet-translator in postwar America
My dissertation proposes to rethink the function of translation within the development of 20 th century poetry by presenting case studies of four American poets who turned to ancient, or "dead" languages as a means of ...
Contemporaneity, reality, and complicity: The work of post-war avant-garde poetry
This dissertation traces a conceptual shift in avant-garde poetic practice, from the historical avant-gardes, which were grounded in negating present situations in the name of a new future, to post-war avant-gardes, which ...