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23/04/2012 (18:30 h)


Instituto Cervantes - Auditorio
211-215 East 49th Street
10017 Nueva York

By Word of Mouth: Poems from the Spanish


Jonathan Cohen, acclaimed for his translations of Ernesto Cardenal, Enrique Lihn, and other Spanish-language poets, will read from and discuss his work compiling and editing By Word of Mouth: Poems from the Spanish, 1916-1959 (New Directions, 2011), the first collection of Spanish translations by William Carlos Williams, the single most important U.S. poet of the twentieth century. The multimedia event will include documentary images of Williams and the poets he translated, as well as recordings of Williams talking about and reading from his work. With introductory remarks by Declan Spring, Senior Editor, New Directions, and a poetry recitation in Spanish by actress Gy Mirano.

Simultaneous interpretation.


Jonathan Cohen
Gy Mirano
Declan Spring

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Instituto Cervantes (Nueva York)

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Instituto Cervantes at Amster Yard
211-215 East 49th Street
New York, NY 10017
Subway E,V to Lexington Ave-53rd St; 6 to 51st St.
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