Harris Feinsod is the author of The Poetry of the Americas: From Good Neighbors to Countercultures (Oxford University Press, 2017), the co-translator of Oliverio Girondo’s Decals: Complete Early Poems (Open Letter, 2018), and the director of Open Door Archive. His recent essays appear in American Literary History, Centro, The Iowa Review, Modernism/modernity, and n+1. He is associate professor of English and Comparative Literature at Northwestern University.
Historical Fidelity: Margaret Randall on Translating Cuban Poetry
“We must be vigilant, because the history we are given is sometimes very different from the history that happened.”...