Translating Shakespeare’s Sonnets

My copy of The Sonnets just arrived. Lovely, lovely production & a really great enterprise!  The Sonnets, edited by the founding editors of the translation journal Telephone, Shamila Cohen and Paul Legault, pairs 154 poet-translators with each of Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets — literally rewriting history, or at least the great Bard’s poetic oeuvre. This collection of English-to-English “translations” includes work by Rae Armantrout, Mary Jo Bang, Jen Bervin, Paul … Read more Translating Shakespeare’s Sonnets