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A LITERARY TRANSLATION SLAM

Australian Association for Literary Translation

Event Date: 15 November 2023 06:00 PM to 15 November 2023 07:30 PM
Author / Presenters: Mireille Vignol
Event Organiser: The Australian Association for Literary Translation
Ticket Price: Free

A poster 'A Literary Translation Slam', it has a blue, beige and yellow graphic background. It has photographs of the three participants Frances Egan, Mireille Vignon, and Catherine de Saint Phalle as well as details about the event.

Catherine de Saint Phalle vs Frances Egan, moderated by Mireille Vignol

Wednesday November 15, 6pm–7.30pm at RMIT 80.09.12 (Building 80, level 9, room 12 - lecture theatre)

445 Swanston Street, between Little La Trobe and Franklin

A FREE EVENT but please register at [email protected]

**What Is a Translation Slam?

Our two jousting literary translators have been given the same excerpt of the French text La Vague (The Wave) by Ingrid Astier to translate into English. On the night, they will reveal, compare and defend their translation to you, the audience.

You don’t need to know French; the texts they will be comparing are in English.

You will be amazed at the differences in their translations, and through their explanations of their choices and decisions you will discover the art of literary translation...

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