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Fernando Pinto Do Amaral

Bilingual , 2015/11 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 , 64pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-726-0

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Fernando Pinto do Amaral, writer, poet, literary critic and translator, is a professor at the University of Lisbon, where he has been teaching since 1987. Amaral’s publications include six books of poetry, two books of essays, two volumes of fiction, and two books for children. He has translated into Portuguese Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du Mal, Verlaine’s Poèmes Saturniens and the complete poetical works of Jorge Luis Borges.

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