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Cahiers #21: Nay Rather

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Publisher Comments:

Sylph Editionsand#8217;s Cahiers Series features some of the most venerable names in literature and publishing as they embark on unique explorations in writing and translation. This newest installment unites two texts by celebrated Canadian poet Anne Carson. The first, and#147;Variations on the Right to Remain Silent,and#8221; is an essay on the stakes involved when translation happens and covers works ranging from Homer through Joan of Arc to Paul Celan. It also includes the authorand#8217;s seven translations of a poetic fragment from the Greek poet Ibykos. The second, and#147;By Chance the Cycladic People,and#8221; is a poem about Cycladic culture in which the order of the lines has been determined by a random number generator. The cahier is lavishly illustrated with drawings and gouaches by Lanfranco Quadrio.

Synopsis:

This cahier unites two texts by celebrated Canadian poet Anne Carson, encouraging readers to experience them alongside and illuminating each other. and#145;Variations on the Right to Remain Silentand#8217; is an essay on the stakes involved when translation happens, ranging from Homer throughand#160; Joan of Arc to Paul Celan; it includes the authorand#8217;s seven translations of a poetic fragment from the Greek poet Ibykos. and#145;By Chance the Cycladic Peopleand#8217; is a poem about Cycladic culture where the order of the lines has been determined by a random number generator. The cahier is illustrated by Lanfranco Quadrio.

About the Author

Anne Carson is a professor of classics as well as a poet, essayist, and translator. Lanfranco Quadrio is a painter and engraver who lives and works in Palermo, Italy.

Table of Contents

Variations on the Right to Remain Silent
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By Chance the Cycladic People
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Notes
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Colophon
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781909631038
Publisher:
Sylph Editions
Subject:
General Art
Author:
Quadrio, Lanfranco
Author:
Carson, Anne
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Sylph Editions - Cahiers
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
20140215
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 color plates
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6 in

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This cahier unites two texts by celebrated Canadian poet Anne Carson, encouraging readers to experience them alongside and illuminating each other. and#145;Variations on the Right to Remain Silentand#8217; is an essay on the stakes involved when translation happens, ranging from Homer throughand#160; Joan of Arc to Paul Celan; it includes the authorand#8217;s seven translations of a poetic fragment from the Greek poet Ibykos. and#145;By Chance the Cycladic Peopleand#8217; is a poem about Cycladic culture where the order of the lines has been determined by a random number generator. The cahier is illustrated by Lanfranco Quadrio.
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