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New Orleans Poems in Creole and French: Jules Choppin 1830-1914

By: Choppin, Jules; Shapiro, Norman R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Second Line Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2279729

ISBN: 0988962772

Condition: Near Fine


Bilingual edition. An exceptional copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. Jules Choppin, in his time, was a well known New Orleans poet who was published widely in local papers and the important Comptes rendus de l’Athénée Louisianais. Writing in both French and Creole, this bilingual edition is especially notable for the clever, good-humored fables in sprightly Louisiana Creole which this book centers on. Ably translated by renowned French and Creole translator Norman R. Shapiro, whose complete translations of La Fontaine are considered among the best. View more info

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Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries

By: Collins, Martha; Prufer, Kevin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295921

ISBN: 1555977928

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2017 Large Softcover. xi, 203 pp. Into English allows readers an extraordinary opportunity to experience the process and artistry of translating poetry. Editors Martha Collins and Kevin Prufer invited twenty-five contributors, all of them translators and most of them also poets, to select one poem in another language and three English translations of it, and then to provide an essay about the challenges and rewards of translating it. This anthology offers the original poem and the translations side by side, so readers can compare the translations for themselves. The... View more info