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Is there such a thing as untranslatable poetry? The case of the Irish language

Barry McCrea, University of Notre Dame
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
144 Louis A. Simpson International Building
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

Barry McCrea is Keough Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, where he also holds appointments in the departments of Romance Languages and Irish Language. He is the author of a novel, The First Verse, and two books of scholarship, In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust, and most recently, Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in 20th-century Ireland and Europe, winner of the René Wellek prize for the best book of 2015.

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