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May

31

Thursday

Will Self on Kafka's Wound and the problems of literary translation

5.00pm

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Prize-winning author Will Self joins a panel discussion on the difficulties inherent in translation, with particular reference to Franz Kafka and his short story A Country Doctor.

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Will Self

Portrait of Will Self by Valerie Bennett

Background

The Space is a new free digital arts service developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC to promote arts and culture. One of the digitally-formulated arts projects to be hosted on The Space is a literary essay written by Will Self and commissioned by the London Review of Books.

Join us as eminent translators and academic specialists, led by Amanda Hopkinson, help Will Self - a non-German reader - with the complexities of Kafka's German.
 

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When & where

5.00pm - 7.00pmThursday 31st May 2012

Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre Tait Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

Contact Details

Centre for Creative Writing, Translation and Publishing

Centre Administrators

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College Building
City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7040 3400 (Creative Writing)
T: +44 (0)20 7040 8266 (Translation)

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