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Benny Andersen and his American translator
October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmDKK50
Benny Andersen and I will read excerpts from the new dual-language volume of poetry and talk about our experiences working together. This is the first translation of his poetry published in the US in over forty years.
- Friday evening in Acme
- The organism’s function
- The truth
- The lilacs
Marianne Koluda Hansen
Born on the island of Bornholm, Marianne Koluda Hansen (1951-2014) lived most of her life in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she wrote four books of poetry and a novel. Although she never achieved much fame as a writer during her lifetime, her books garnered reviews that highlighted her brutal honesty and her ability to mine and acknowledge the deep emotions in everyday events that people generally try to ignore.She received her teaching degree in 1979 and taught English and Danish at a school for adults for 30 years. Also, she was a painter who held several exhibitions.
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