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Tonight They All Dance: 92 Latin & English Haiku

Editeds: Dirk Sacre, Marcel Smets   Translator: Herman Servotte   Illustrator: Mark McIntyre
Product Code: 441X
ISBN: 978-0-86516-441-3
Pages: 104
Availability: In stock.
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Elegant simplicity: Haiku in Latin, with English translation. Tonight They All Dance can serve as a primer to the composition of Latin verse and, as such, can lend students and scholars alike insight into the intricacies and joys of writing poetry in a non-native language. Haiku, with its short form and engaging content, is the ideal instrument for a first exploration of Latin poetic composition. By modeling the composition of Latin haiku and translating both the substance and the form into English haiku, students will begin to understand the challenges of accurate and beautiful translation. It is only through such intimate experience that a true sense of Latin verse can be gained.

Special Features

  • Introduction with tips on composing Latin Haiku
  • 92 Latin Haiku
  • English Translations
  • Four sections: Caelestia, Terrestria, Animalia, and Humana
  • Vocabulary
  • Illustrated throughout

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