Some say that the best way to study a poem written in a foreign language is to translate it. I spent a few hours this weekend testing out that theory on two of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s ballads, “Der Fischer” und “Der Erlkönig,” that is, “The Fisher” and “The Alder-king”; I submit the fruits of those labors here. 974 more words
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The Latter Banōm Dynasty (1678-1816aH)
Performance art under the later Banōm saw two great revolutions.
The first came with the highly innovative poetry of the minor kùnyi aristocrat, Luàng Rèmuli Somyang Nāji Rèkoda Maòkoro Tajangàon (b.1688-d.1724aH). 1,614 more words
The Odà and Dèlong Dynasties (1428-1461aH)
The Odà sought to sweep away unnecessary tradition and modernise the nation through the import of foreign customs. Artistically, this was seen most strikingly in the creation of an entire new art form, colotomic music. 1,075 more words