The author reflects on the faithfulness of poetry translations, giving particular focus to the translation of poetry into song cycles. Translations and settings of poetry by Pablo Neruda are explored. The music from the film "Il Postino" and the composition "Neruda Songs," composed by Peter Lieberson are examined. The author notes his preference for translations that remake effects found in the original work.
Western European Stages. Fall2004, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p53-64. 12p. 11 Black and White Photographs.
THEATER, DRAMA festivals, ONE-person shows (Performing arts), and THEATERS
Focuses on theatrical productions presented during the Avignon OFF 2004 theater festival in France. Description of characters of the play "Demons," directed by Tatiana Stepantchenko; Details of the production of plays presented in honor of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda; Information on solo performances in the festival.
Presents updates on the music industry of Latin America as of July 2004. Concert of Diego Torres in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Albums that will be released to coincide with the centennial of the birth of Chilean poet and Nobel Prize laureate Pablo Neruda.