By Ignacio Infante
After Translation examines from a transnational standpoint some of the ways that translation allows the flow of contemporary poetry and poetics around the Atlantic. It rethinks the theoretical paradigm of Anglo-American “modernism” according to the transnational, interlingual, and transhistorical beneficial properties of the paintings of key glossy poets writing on either side of the Atlantic— specifically, the Portuguese Fernando Pessoa; the Chilean Vicente Huidobro; the Spaniard Federico Garcia Lorca; the San Francisco–based poets Jack Spicer, Robert Duncan, and Robin Blaser; the Barbadian Kamau Brathwaite; and the Brazilian brothers Haroldo and Augusto de Campos.
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After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic by Ignacio Infante