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bennie, it has always baffled me

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how poetry can be translated at all
from one language to another without being completely distorted especially in terms of rhythm and consonance

a translator must be a poet as well
and who knows what Homer sounded like in Greek?



bennie, it has always baffled me

Posted to Utterances




how poetry can be translated at all
from one language to another without being completely distorted especially in terms of rhythm and consonance

a translator must be a poet as well
and who knows what Homer sounded like in Greek?