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Tuvia Ruebner’s Poetry and Why Translation Matters – By Dara Barnat

Tuvia Ruebner’s Poetry and Why Translation Matters – By Dara Barnat

Dara Barnat February 17, 2015 0

Dara Barnat on Rachel Tzvia Back’s In the Illuminated Dark Being a victim, again and again a victim — what a job! Here and there both. A victim begets a victimizer, a victimizer begets a

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The Art of War Poetry – By Christopher Kempf

The Art of War Poetry – By Christopher Kempf

Christopher Kempf September 30, 2014 5

Christopher Kempf demands more from poetic engagement with human suffering In June of 1982, taking advantage of the decades-long civil war between Lebanon’s majority Muslim population and its Christian minority, Israeli forces crossed the border

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The Poetics of Tragedy – By Christopher Kempf

The Poetics of Tragedy – By Christopher Kempf

Christopher Kempf June 10, 2014 2

Christopher Kempf on Elliot Rodger, Seth Abramson, and Art’s Role in Tragedy At 5:34 a.m. on May 25, less than 36 hours after Elliot Rodger killed seven and wounded 13 in a shooting spree

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Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential – By Rachel Tzvia Back

Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential – By Rachel Tzvia Back

Rachel Tzvia Back May 20, 2014 0

Rachel Tzvia Back discusses the art of translation after working with the poetry of Tuvia Ruebner  “the same – different – the same attributes, different yet the same as before.” ~H.D., Tribute to Angels

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