Ip, Joshua. “Anachronistic Translations”.
Transnational Literature, vol. 13, October 2021
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Anachronistic Translations

The following are translations of classic Tang/Song Dynasty poetry into a 2021 Singaporean context.

thoughts, silent night

the bedroom window glows
as if the first ground frost

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Joshua Ip

Joshua Ip is a Singaporean poet, editor and literary organiser. He has published four poetry collections, edited ten anthologies and co-founded Sing Lit Station, an over-active literary charity. His latest collection of anachronistic translations of Tang Poetry, translations to the tanglish, is forthcoming with Math Paper Press in late 2021. joshuaip.com