23/04/2012 (18:30 h)
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.
Instituto Cervantes (Nueva York)