Word Works: Mary Jo Bang on translation

Fri, Oct 4, 2013 at 7pm

  • All Ages, Bar with ID
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Poet Mary Jo Bang will kick off our inaugural Word Works season with a craft talk on translation. Author of the recently published translation of Dante Alighieri's Inferno, Bang will discuss her contemporary version of the famous epic poem, with close readings of her own and others' translations. A Q&A will follow.

"This will be the Dante for the next generation." — Publishers Weekly, starred review