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Literary Translation for Poets

All Levels | This one-day workshop introduces the process and ethics of literary translation, offering firsthand experience with multiple approaches to the translation of a poem. Students will go home with four new poems—two differing translations of a poem provided by the instructor, a personal response to that poem, and an experimental homophonic translation of another poem—plus new tools and insights into your own poetic practice. (Instructor will provide a short Chinese poem, with literal translation and transliterations.)

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

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Instructor: Andrea Lingenfelter

Class Type: 1 Session

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Term: Winter 2022

Start Date: 02/13/2022

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 1:10 pm – 4:10 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Andrea Lingenfelter

Andrea Lingenfelter is the award-winning translator of The Changing Room: Selected Poetry of Zhai Yongming, Hon Lai Chu's The Kite Family, Wang Yin’s Ghosts City Sea, Li Pik-wah’s Farewell My Concubine, and Mian Mian’s Candy and Vanishing Act.

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