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Translators of classical Arabic poetry face challenges beyond the linguistic January 24, 2011: The blog Arab Literature (in English) has a guest post from A.Z. Foreman on the particular challenges facing translators of classical Arabic poetry. The discussion has been ongoing there as well as on Foreman's own Poems in Translation, and this particular post actually arose from the comments section of a previous entry (a sure sign that you [...] by

Anthology of Middle Eastern literature proves an audience for poetry in translation January 12, 2011: On PublishingPerspectives, Chip Rossetti looks at the success of Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, an anthology of contemporary poetry and essays released last year and translated from four languages in a collaboration between Words Without Borders and editor Reza Aslan. The book faced skepticism that it could find an [...] by

This English Language February 5, 2010: [audio:http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/This-English-LanguageFINAL.mp3] by