Creation and Translation

  • I Dimitriu
  • C Mann

Abstract



This interview with poet Chris Mann offers a defence of poetry in a society – like South Africa – of diverse, even competing language, cultural and political demands. What role and responsibility does the poet have in acknowledging differences and crossing inter-cultural barriers, while seeking wider ethical and aesthetic understandings?

Current Writing Vol. 19 (1) 2007: pp. 21-52
Published
2009-02-17
Section
Articles

Journal Identifiers


eISSN: 2159-9130
print ISSN: 1013-929X