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  • Variation on Roses

Variation on Roses

Nuno Júdice

Bilingual , 2017/10 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 mm , 104pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-988-237-040-1

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-four titles published for 2017 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2017 is “Ancient Enmity”. IPNHK is one of the most influential international poetry events in Asia. From 22–26 November 2017, over 20 invited poets from various countries will be in Hong Kong to read their works based on the theme “Ancient Enmity.” Included in the anthology and box set, these unique works are presented with Chinese and English translations in bilingual or trilingual formats.

Nuno Júdice graduated in Romance Philology from the University of Lisbon and received his doctorate in 1989 with a thesis on Medieval Literature. He served from 1997 to 2004 as the cultural attaché of the Portuguese Embassy in Paris and Director of the Camões Institute also in Paris. He was teacher of Portuguese and French Literature in the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He has published studies on Theory of Literature and Portuguese Literature and maintains a regular contributor in the press. He was Commissioner for the area of Portuguese literature representing the 49th Book Fair in Frankfurt, which had Portugal as a country theme. His works are not only about poetry and fiction but also essays, theatre, critical edition and anthology. He is the Director since 2009 of Colóquio-Letras, literary magazine of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2013 he received the Poetry Prize Reina Sofia for Ibero-American Poetry. Many of his books are translated in several languages, mainly Spanish, French, Italian and Arabic.

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