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The Pillow Talk and its Outcome: Approaching the Nights with Yasmine Seale

November 1, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Comparative Literature Luncheon Lecture Series presents: “The Pillow Talk and its Outcome: Approaching the Nlghts” by Yasmine Seale (British-Syrian Writer)

Yasmine Seale is a British-Syrian writer. She lives in Paris. Her essays, poetry, and visual art have appeared widely — in Poetry Review, Frieze, the Times Literary Supplement elsewhere. She has translated many texts, classical and contemporary, from the Arabic and French. Her work has earned her a PEN America Literary Grant and the Wasafiri New Writing Prize for Poetry. She is currently at work on a new translation of the One Thousand and One Nights stories for W. W. Norton. Her widely praised translation of Aladdin came out from W. W. Norton in 2021.

*Monday, November 1, 12:15–1:30 p.m. EDT 102 Kern Building or via Zoom

*Presentation and discussion begin at 12:25 p.m

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