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Catalan Literature?s Modern Tradition


April 29, 2011 | Scandinavia House |  New York City

With Enric Bou, Peter Bush, Teresa Solana, and Mary Ann Newman; introduced by Aleksandar Hemon


 Co-sponsored by Dalkey Archive Press and New York Review of Books Classics

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One of the world’s most beautiful romance languages, Catalan, has a rich literary trove, unknown to most of the English-speaking world. A discussion of seminal 20th-century works, such as Llorenc Villalonga’s The Doll’s Room and Josep Pla’s The Gray Notebook, led by renowned Catalan literary historians and translators, shows you a treasure of literature you’ll wish you’d found sooner.

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