Translating Baudelaire

Translating Baudelaire

[Baudelaire, Charles]; Clive Scott

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Place Published: Exeter, UK
Publisher: University of Exeter Press
Date Published: 2000
Binding: Paperback
Condition: Very good
ISBN: 0859896587
Book Id: 47944


287pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] in wraps; creasing to front wrap lower corner; interior is clean and bright.


From the rear wrap: "This book is the record of an apprenticeship in translating Baudelaire, and in translating poetry more generally. Re-assessing the translator's task and art,Clive Scott explores various theoretical approaches as he goes in search of his own style of translation. But, equally, he undertakes detailed analyses of the seventeen poems of which he offers renderings, so that the book is as much an evaluation of Baudelaire's writing as it is of the available ways of re-imagining that writing in another language."