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Piecing Together the FragmentsTranslating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry$
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Josephine Balmer

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199585090

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.001.0001

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Uncovering a New Canon: Classical Women Poets I

Uncovering a New Canon: Classical Women Poets I

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(p.102) (p.103) 6 Uncovering a New Canon: Classical Women Poets I
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Piecing Together the Fragments
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Josephine Balmer

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0006

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 poets. Through discussions of poets such as Corinna, Telesilla, Praxilla, Hedyle, and Erinna, and translations from Josephine Balmer’s Classical Women Poets (1996), as well as versions by Diane Rayor and Michael Longley, it explores the creative leaps that working on such incomplete, tattered sources might require.

Keywords:   classical poetry translation, Greek women poets, Roman women poets, Corinna, Telesilla, Praxilla, Hedyle, Erinna, Josephine Balmer, Diane Rayor, Michael Longley

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