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February 2019

On Translating Pan Tadeusz: A meeting with Prof. Bill Johnston

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 E 65th Street
New York, NY 10065 United States
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Free

The Kosciuszko Foundation is pleased to host an evening with Prof. Bill Johnston, acclaimed translator of literature from Polish to English, winner of 2012 PEN Translation Prize and Three Percent's Best Translated Book Award. Prof. Johnston will present his most recent translation work: Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania, by Adam Mickiewicz. He will talk about historical and cultural significance of the book, challenges in translating the poem and will address the questions: what is Pan Tadeusz, and what can it…

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