Cambridge literally turns Brazilian
The historical English town of Cambridge will host Brazilian literary festival on Saturday, April 5th. The initiative is a partnership between the UK Brazilian Festival FlipSide and Cambridge Literary Festival.
The highlights of the event include:
Translation Duel with Angel Gurria-Quintana and Amanda Hopkinsonwho go head-to-head with rival versions of the same text translated from Portuguese to English. Daniel Hahn from the British Centre of Literary Translation referees.
Alex Bellos on Futebol, his definitive and classic exploration of Brazil’s relationship to the beautiful game – which in this World Cup year will be a popular discussion…
The life of Elizabeth Bishop, one of the 20th Century’s greatest and most beloved poets, will be celebrated by Bishop aficionados Ali Smith and Blake Morrison, and includes a film about Bishop’s two homes in Ouro Preto and Petropolis. Bishop spent 15 years living in Brazil and produced much of her finest work there.
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