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“Hurt” and beyond- Poet and translator Martyn Crucefix in conversation with our MA Translation students

8 March 2014

Middlesex Interpreting and Translation Seminars

School of Health and Education

12 March 2014, 15:30/16:30, Room Port7B

 

“Hurt” and beyond- Poet and translator Martyn Crucefix in conversation with our MA Translation students.

Chair: Abele Longo (Middlesex University)

 

One of the most distinguished British poets and translators, Martyn Crucefix is a tutor with the Poetry School in London, co-founded the group ShadoWork which performs and writes collaboratively, and is Head of English at Brampton College. His five collections are Beneath Tremendous Rain (1990),  On Whistler Mountain (Sinclair-Stevenson 1994: his other books are all from Enitharmon), A Madder Ghost (1997), An English Nazareth (2004) and Hurt (2010). His translations include Rilke’s Duino Elegies (2006), shortlisted for the Popescu Prize for European Poetry Translation; and Rilke’s Sonnets to Orpheus (2012).

            Martyn will be discussing a selection of his poems from the collection Hurt with MA Translation students who have translated Martyn’s poems as part of their MA Translation course. Languages covered are French, Italian, Mandarin, Russian and Slovak.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martyn_Crucefix

 

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Abele Longo: a.longo@mdx.ac.uk

MA Translation Programme Leader

Middlesex University

Tel: 020 8411 500

Travelling via public transport:
* Underground: Hendon Central (Northern line), then walk.
* Rail: Hendon, then 183 bus to The Burroughs.
* Bus: To The Burroughs: 143, 183, and 326.

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