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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • SP.261 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Poetry in Translation 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Special Programs 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Alevtina Asarina
    David Custer 
  • Course Introduction:

  • SP.261 / ESG.SP261 Poetry in Translation

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a complete set of readings, which include original poems, translations, biographies the various poets, and linguistic and cultural background information.

    Course Description

    This seminar addresses the inherent challenges of translating poetry from different languages, cultures, and eras. Students do some translation of their own, though accommodations are made if a student lacks even a basic knowledge of any foreign language.

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