bits and bites from Silliman’s blog

November 22, 2008

Translation-related articles culled from Silliman’s amazing, expansive blog:

A Clayton Eshleman Reader is out with Black Widow Press , Ron Silliman reviews it on his blog.

Additionally, here’s a post about translating procedural poetry which takes the old form v. content question into the newer realm of procedural (rule-based, Oulipian) poetics. Blogger Francois Luong praises Cole Swensen’s translation of Pierre Alferi, which gives him points in our book.

and, just for fun: Russian Avant-garde books digitized at the Getty. They’re wild!

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