Learning Languages through Poetry: Giuseppe Ungaretti

So here we are again with another exploration of translation. This time I'll be working with two languages, Italian and French. I first heard of Giuseppe Ungaretti in Strasbourg, France. I took a class in modernist poetry and studied him along with Charles Baudelaire and Paul Eluard. I say I studied him, but I never … Continue reading Learning Languages through Poetry: Giuseppe Ungaretti

Alex Davis lectures on T.S. Eliot

On Wednesday 22nd of January, I went to a seminar by Professor Alex Davis of the UCC School of English. It was about T.S. Eliot's engagement with detective fiction. I've taken two modules that Alex taught during my BA. The first was in second year. It was called Nineteenth Century Literature. He taught some classes … Continue reading Alex Davis lectures on T.S. Eliot