Monthly Archive: June 2014

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On the Translation of Poems

The strange thing about translations of poetry is that they always feel as if they’re missing something. If the results read too nicely, you wonder what’s been lost to achieve that. And, if it...

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If there’s been a theme to this season, so far, it’s been grumpiness. I can’t think of a year when I’ve heard of, or met, so many colonies turning grumpy and starting to sting...