Category Archives: Translations

Do You Hear the People Sing?

Csoóri Sándor, a Hungarian poet, essayist, and politician, began writing poems in 1993 to criticize the Rakosi era, a period of dictatorship led by Hungarian communist Matyas Rakosi. Because of the revolutionary nature of his writings, Sándor was under strict … Continue reading

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Trash People, Korean Poetry

Yi Yon-Ju made her literary debut in a Korean journal called World of Writers (Chakga ui sekye) in 1991. One of the nine poems published there was “Family Photo.” The same year, Yi’s first book of poetry, A Night Market Where There Are Prostitutes (Maeumnyo … Continue reading

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Three Bengali Women Poets of Kolkata

Read this beautiful piece by Debarati Mehta, translated from the Bengali by Carolyne Wright, as it appeared in Artful Dodge 46/47: The Absolute Artist From the lotus pond’s edge, the calming lake, he brought clay. Straining drop by drop the Subarnarekha’s … Continue reading

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From Artful Dodge 44/45:

Venus Khoury-Ghata was born in Lebanon and got driven into writing after the tragedy of her brother, an apprentice poet she lost to his drug addiction and his hospital’s electroshock treatments. Now an established poet and novelist, Venus writes to keep … Continue reading

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Old House and Spring Memories

Hello readers! Did you know that Artful Dodge now has a Twitter account? Follow us for new updates and a peek into the fun life of the Dodge’s editorial team at The College of Wooster: @ArtfulDodgeMag! And now, in fond … Continue reading

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Witness to the Day and Night: Writing from the Middle East

The Middle East has long since remained an expanse rich in culture and poetry, and as both are areas the Artful Dodge seeks to explore, in our issue number 12/13, published in the Fall of 1985, we featured several pieces … Continue reading

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The Young Man’s Bath

At Artful Dodge, we value the power of world literature and modern writing. From issue 46/47, we bring you one of the many poems translated from the Bengali female poets by Carolyne Wright. Accompanying image, found here, selected by editorial … Continue reading

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