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Jacek Dehnel and Michael O'Neill

12th November 2013, 19:15 to 20:15, St. Cuthbert's Society SCR

A roundtable discussion on modern poetry and translation, followed by a poetry reading in association with Arc Publications.

<div >You are warmly invited to attend a poetry reading by Jacek Dehnel and Michael O'Neill on Tuesday, 12 November, at St Cuthbert's (SCR), 12 South Bailey. The reading will be preceded by a roundtable discussion on literary translation, at which Jacek and Michael will be joined by Chantal Wright. <div > <div >Jacek Dehnel is a leading Polish poet, novelist, and translator (of Larkin and Auden, among other English poets). He is also editor of Six Polish Poets (Arc, 2009). Chantal Wright is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham, and a Visiting Fellow in the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Ottawa. She is currently writing a Routledge guide to literary translation. Michael O'Neill will be chairing the discussion and reading a selection of his poems, including those published in Wheel (Arc, 2008). <div > <div >The roundtable discussion is at 6.00 pm, and will be followed by the poetry reading at 7.15 pm. You are very welcome to attend either or both of these events. <div > <div >For further information about Jacek Dehnel, please see: <div > <div >http://www.arcpublications.co.uk/writers/jacek-dehnel

Contact e.l.spencer@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.

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