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  • The Upsides of Expatriation and Exile for Turkish Writers and Writers Living in Turkey 

    Authors:Kenne, Mel
    Publisher and Date:(Palacky Univ, 2014)
    While Turkey gets plenty of news coverage because of political oppression that often leads Turkish writers to flee their country and seek exile in countries with more tolerant governments it has also served as a nesting ground for writers who have left their native countries because they seek the stimulation that comes from living in a country with a different language and culture from their own or because they wish to spend time in an area traditionally associated with the wellsprings of Western ...

  • TRANSLATION AS THE SINE QUA NON IN MODERN AMERICAN POETICS 

    Authors:Kenne, Mel
    Publisher and Date:(Palacky Univ, 2014)
    This essay is based largely on the theory of translation set forth by Walter Benjamin in the 1923 essay "The Task of the Translator," which introduced his translation of Baudelaire's "Tableaux parisiens." It attempts to show that modernist and postmoderhist American poetry, beginning with the symbolist movement in America concurrent with Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot's seminal poetic texts that initiated the imagist movement and the high modernist style of writing, conform to Benjamin's ideas about ...