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  • 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 ...