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Re: New translation of "Pearl"

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  • davise@cs.nyu.edu
    The TLS review is now online: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/reviews/other_categories/article802565.ece
    Message 1 of 7 , Nov 1, 2011
      The TLS review is now online:

      http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/reviews/other_categories/article802565.ece



      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, davise@... wrote:
      >
      > Jane Draycott's new (April) translation of "Pearl" gets a favorable review in Times Literary Supplement; unfortunately the review doesn't seem to be online yet.
      >
      > A few quotes:
      > "Jane Draycott's version of Pearl is .. very welcome".
      > "At times her version is remarkably beautiful."
      > ".. this will deservedly become the form in which most people read
      > Pearl. It is all the more regrettable that it has not been supplied with the editorial matter that would explain how a modern rendering can,
      > at best, be only a shadow of the original, for the Pearl-poet, had he written nothing else, would stand among the greatest writers in the English language."
      >
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