Mario Murgia

Mario Murgia is a poet, literary translator, and professor of English, Translation, and Comparative Literature at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.His most recent academic book, Versos escritos en agua: la influencia de El Paraiìso Perdido en Byron, Keats y Shelley (Lines Writ in Water: The Influence of Paradise Lost on Byron, Keats, and Shelley, UNAM, winter 2015) attempts to explain how the figure of Milton’s Satan was adapted and sublimated in the poetry of the so-called younger Romantics. Murgia’s poetry has appeared in publications such as Caminos Inciertos , Emanations: Second Sight, and The Battersea Review. Murgia currently lives in Mexico City, where he has also published annotated Spanish editions of John Milton’s Maske (Comus, Axial, 2013), Areopagitica (Areopagiìtica, UNAM, 2009) and The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (El tiìtulo de reyes y magistrados, UNAM, 2012). MadHat Press will be releasing Murgia’s newest collection of essays, Singularly Remote, in March 2018.

  • Mario Murgia: Gerard Manley Hopkins in Spanish?

    What happens, then, when such a unique type of language is transplanted into a completely different linguistic code? In other…

    Issue #79 February 2018