Poetry translation at the Poesie Festival Berlin 2011
Thread poster: Adrian Garcia-Landa

Adrian Garcia-Landa  Identity Verified
Germany
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Jun 21, 2011

Dear colleagues of French and German,

French and German poets are presenting their mutual translations of themselves at the Poesie Festival Berlin 2011.

This is one of the biggest festivals of the kind in Europe and always puts a great emphasis on translation and translators, as each foreign poet is usually presented along with his translator.

Wednesday and Thursday the 22nd and 23rd of june a series of conferences by the aforementioned poets will be held o
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Dear colleagues of French and German,

French and German poets are presenting their mutual translations of themselves at the Poesie Festival Berlin 2011.

This is one of the biggest festivals of the kind in Europe and always puts a great emphasis on translation and translators, as each foreign poet is usually presented along with his translator.

Wednesday and Thursday the 22nd and 23rd of june a series of conferences by the aforementioned poets will be held on the subject of translation.

More details here:
http://www.literaturwerkstatt.org/index.php?id=1051

The whole thing is cleverly called 'versschmuggel' = roughly smuggling of verses.

There is a similar thing for german/spanish.


Adrian Garcia-Landa
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Gilla Evans  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:32
Spanish to English
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Thanks for posting Jun 22, 2011

And I love the word "versschmuggel"!

 

RominaZ  Identity Verified
Argentina
English to Spanish
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News included in the Events and Announcements section of Translation News Jun 22, 2011

Dear Adrian,

Thanks for sharing this information. I included the news in the "Events and Announcements" section of ProZ.com Translation News.

Romina


 


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