GLOBUS LECTURE: Translation in Modernist Poetics with Reference to American, French and Japanese Poetry”
Professor Johnson’s books include Haiku Poetics in 20th Century Avant-Garde Poetry, and the translation of Landforms and Climates. His presentation will investigate the influences of Edgar Allan Poe and Japanese haiku in modernist poetics and trace the lines of influence through Basho, Poe, and Mallarmé, to Beat poetry and on to Bob Dylan.
Department of Comparative Literature
Daito Bunka University and Sophia University, Tokyo.
Conference Room 6-210 Vertical Campus
Thursday, December 7, 2017
BARUCH COLLEGE (CUNY)