September 19, 2020

Modernist Voices – The Province

The Tomás Morales de Moya House-Museum organizes the seminar from today until next Friday Modernism, literature and translation that, coordinated by the professor of the University of La Laguna, essayist and poet, Nilo Palenzuela, intends to address an overview of specific aspects of translation, both of modernist texts and, especially, Canaries. The aforementioned initiative, in whose organization the universities of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, La Laguna and Salamanca collaborate, will bring together half a dozen experts in poetic translation, among which are, in addition to Palenzuela, Eugenio Padorno, Marie-Claire Durand, Clara Curell, Jorge Rodríguez Padrón and Carmen Ruiz Barrionuevo.

Developed in the afternoon, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the seminar deals with the poetic production of the masters of symbolism, the concept in the field of the translation of tradition and its concern for understanding and defining poetic language, through the difficulties of translating Tomás Morales into French and Alonso Quesada or the reflection on the work of the greatest exponent of Argentine modernism, Leopoldo Lugones.

Aimed at the general public and the university community, teachers and students of Translation and Interpretation and Philology, this Wednesday's day features the interventions of Nilo Palenzuela, and Eugenio Padorno Navarro, poet, essayist and professor of Literature Theory ULPGC.

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