Poetry of Olga Orozco

By Olga Orozco, Clare E. Sullivan

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These translated poems have been incorporated in a dissertation written by way of Clare E. Sullivan lower than the name "Translation and Poetry of Olga Orozco". those translations haven't been released in different places, AFAIK. the one English-translated poems of Olga Orozco have been released lower than the name "Engravings Torn From Insomnia" (trans. Mary Crow) which i've got scanned and uploaded.


Olga Orozco (1920-1999) (real identify Olga Noemí Gugliotta) used to be an Argentine poet born in Toay, los angeles Pampa. She spent her youth in Bahía Blanca until eventually she was once sixteen years outdated and she or he moved to Buenos Aires together with her mom and dad the place she initiated her occupation as a writer.

Orozco directed a few literary courses utilizing a few pseudonymous names whereas she labored as a journalist. She used to be a member of so-called «Tercera Vanguardia» iteration, which had a robust surrealist tendency . Her poetic works have been encouraged by means of Rimbaud, Nerval, Baudelaire, Miłosz and Rilke.


Clare Sullivan, an affiliate Professor of Spanish on the college of Louisville, makes a speciality of translation and modern Latin American poetry. She released a translation of Argentine Alicia Kozameh’s 250 Saltos, uno inmortal in 2007 and Mexican Cecilia Urbina’s Un martes como hoy in 2008, either with Wings Press. In 2011 she's going to direct a brand new translation certificates application on the collage of Louisville.

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