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Uncovering a New Canon: Classical Women Poets I

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines further the importance of scholarship and research in classical poetry translation, with particular reference to the translation of fragmented works by Greek and Roman women ... More


Virgil in Contemporary Women’s Poetry

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 argued that it is possible to discern the ‘national’ Virgils standing behind each woman's invocation of his work; further evidence of Virgil's absorption into the general culture is his ... More


A Broken Voice Through the Silence: Sappho: Poems and Fragments

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the translation of Sappho’s fragmentary verse, examining the strategies required for working on both the longer surviving poems and the shorter, often one-word fragments. It ... More


Fragmenting the Self: The Word for Sorrow

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines further the creative interactions between contemporary poetry and classical translation through a discussion of Josephine Balmer’s 2009 collection, The Word for Sorrow. This ... More


Into Completion: Classical Women Poets II

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks further at the translation of work by Greek and Roman women poets, here examining more complete poems by poets such as Anyte, Nossis, Sulpicia, Sulpicia the Satirist, and Julia ... More


Finding the Jokes: Catullus: Poems of Love and Hate

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the translation strategies required to translate Roman poet Catullus into English, exploring, in particular, the difficulties of translating long-dead jokes and humour from ... More


Finding a Place to Hide: Chasing Catullus: Poems, Translations, and Transgressions

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Through a discussion of her volume, Chasing Catullus (2004), Josephine Balmer examines the varied ways in which contemporary poetry and classical translation might interact and overlap, exploring the ... More


‘For Myne Owne Onely Exercyse’: Women Classical Translators

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins with an overview of translations of classical poetry by women translators through the ages, examining, in particular, their prefaces and author statements, including those by Lucy ... More


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