Journals Higher Education



15 November 2013

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199585090

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Piecing Together the Fragments

Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Josephine Balmer

Classical Presences

  • Explores new ways in which creativity and scholarship might overlap - and interact
  • Provides a unique history of practitioner statements by classical translators, from Cicero to the present day
  • Connects disciplines of classical reception and translation studies
  • An exploration of the unique challenges of translating fragmented or corrupted ancient texts