TITLE

What Poetry Is Found in Mathematics? What Possibilities Exist for Its Translation?

AUTHOR(S)
Growney, JoAnne
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Fall2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the aspect of poetry in relation to mathematics. She inquires the existence of translating poetry from a mathematical point of view. She notes that a good mathematics including proof, theorem and symbolic is still a poetry. She cites several individuals and groups who use mathematics in poetry, such as the Danish poet Inger Christensen, French intellectuals who called their group OULIPO and Gregory K. Pincus.
ACCESSION #
47106700

 

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