Can Poetry Be Translated ?
Is it possible to translate poetry from one language into another without losing its meaning?
To paraphrase Robert Frost — not really. "Poetry is what gets lost in translation," the American poet is often quoted as saying. In other words, the meaning the reader extracts from a poem can never be replica of the writer's intent.
Then again, I'm just translating.
But poet and award-winning literary translator Aaron Coleman
tells NPR's Michel Martin that the impossibility of translation
shouldn't stop you from appreciating the art of the verse.
https://www.npr.org/2018/04/15/60226100 ... on-coleman
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