Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations Paperback / softback
by Clive Scott
Translating Rimbaud's Illuminations is a critique of the assumptions which currently underlie our thinking on literary translation.
It offers an alternative vision; extending the parameters of literary translation by showing that such translation is itself a form of experimental creative writing.
It also provides a reassessment of Rimbaud's creative impulses and specifically his prose poems, the Illuminations. In the expanding field of translation studies, a brilliant and demanding book such as this has a valuable place.
In addition, it also provides some fascinating `hands on' translation work of a very practical kind.
Published as a sequel to the author's Translating Baudelaire (UEP, 2000), it will become part of the canon.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: University of Exeter Press
- Publication Date: 04/05/2006
- Category: Translation & interpretation
- ISBN: 9780859897693
- Hardback from £61.69