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Le Ton Beau de Marot

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Table of Contents

* Introduction: In Joy and in Sorrow * The Life in Rhymes of Clment Marot * For the Love of a Poem from Days Long, Long Gone * How Jolly the Lot of an Oligoglot * The Romantic Vision of Thought as Pattern * Sparkling and Sparkling, Thanks to Constraints * The Subtle Art of Transculturation * The Nimble Medium-hopping of Evanescent Essences * A Novel in Verse * A Vile Non-verse * On Words and Their Magical Halos * Halos, Analogies, Spaces, and Blends * On the Conundrums of Cascading Translation * On Shy Translators and Their Crafty, Silent Art * On the Untranslatable * On the Ununderstandable * Ai Aims, Mi Claims, Sino-room Flames * In Praise of the Music of Language * Conclusion: Le Tombeau de ma rose

About the Author

Douglas R. Hofstadter is College Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. His previous books are the Pulitzer Prizewinning Goedel, Escher, Bach Metamagical Themas, The Mind's I, Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies, Le Ton Beau de Marot, and Eugene Onegin.

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