The Seafarer - Ezra Pound Translation of Old English Anglo-Saxon Poem

The Seafarer - Ezra Pound Translation of Old English Anglo-Saxon Poem

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A reading of the poetry of Ezra Pound. This excerpt from Ezra Pound's translation of an Anglo-Saxon poem called The Seafarer is a quintessentially Poundian example in its treatment and translation of poetic forms. First I read the translation by Ezra Pound and then the original Old English Anglo-Saxon version. The translation by Pound is only of a segment of the poem so I have only read the part of the Anglo-Saxon poem that Pound translated. This recording was made in 2012.

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