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An Evening of Italian Literature: Selected Readings of Italian Short Stories in English Translation

Date:

04/12/2016


An Evening of Italian Literature: Selected Readings of Italian Short Stories in English Translation

performed and translated by Lawrence Garner

An Evening of Italian Literature Selected Readings of Italian Short Stories in English Translationperformed and translated by Lawrence Garner Tuesday, April 12th6-8pm Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Lawrence Garner has been performing on the stages of Chicago theatres for more than 20 years, a "second career" preceded by a 20-year "first career" as lecturer in political science at DePaulUniversity.  He has translated 3 books from Italian and was a major contributor to "Italville", (Exile Editions, 2005) a translation of contemporary Italian literature sponsored by the Italian Cultural Institute.   The readings include Alberto Moravia' s story "The Thinker", Mark Twain's "Italian Without a Master", an excerpt from Niccolo` Ammaniti's "Steal You Away", and Vitaliano Trevisan's "Coffee".  The translations are all his original work, and they will be accompanied by a musical background.  The translations are also punctuated with particularly colorful phrases in Italian from the original. Mr. Garner will be performing in "Proof" at the Royal George Theater from March 4 to April 3.Free and open to the public.

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Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Entrance : Free


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