Walter Benjamin calls this translation's "afterlife," and though Benjamin insists that "the idea of life and afterlife in works of art should be regarded with an entirely unmetaphorical
objectivity" (254), the notion of a translation as an afterlife is nevertheless a metaphor, and a powerful one that frames our thinking about how, and when, translation happens.
For Benjamin, this relationship of life and afterlife should be regarded "with an entirely unmetaphorical
In the course of eight albums, Forcefield has evolved a truly psychedelic music, somehow unmetaphorical
and darkly fantastic at once.
19) Lippi's escapade in the poem becomes his way of buying into the much more consequential escape from unmetaphorical
imprisonment on his patron's resume.