Irish Haiku in Russian. Why not?

Irish Haiku in Russian. Why not?
Wednesday, 13 March at 1.10 pm
Festival of Russian Culture 2013

Literary talk and reading by poet Dermot O’Brien. Russian translation by Vera Smyth.

Dermot will give a brief introduction on haiku, its origin and traditions. Then he will read some poems and Vera will read the Russian translation.

Brief introduction on the Russian haiku, traditions. Brief overview of translation principles and similarity between the European languages. Reading of poems in Russian and brief notes on the challenges of translation into Russian.

General discussion with the audience.

All welcome. No booking required.

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NLI Reference: CLON55
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