"The Translator's Responsibility" by Mark Polizzotti

Mark Polizzotti

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Venue: GR 3.420
Admission: Free
Season: 2015-16

We are privileged to welcome award-winning translator and author Mark Polizzotti to UTDallas. Please join us for Polizzotti's talk on "The Translator's Responsibility."

Mark Polizzotti is the author of eight books, including the collaborative novel S. (1991); Lautréamont Nomad (1994);Revolution of the Mind: The Life of André Breton (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995; revised ed., 2009), which was a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction and a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”; Luis Buñuel’s Los Olvidados (British Film Institute, 2006); and Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited (Bloomsbury, 2006). His essays and reviews have appeared in ARTnews, BookforumThe Nation, The New Republic, Parnassus, Partisan ReviewThe Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. The translator of over forty books from the French, including works by Gustave Flaubert, Patrick Modiano, Marguerite Duras, André Breton, Raymond Roussel, and Jean Echenoz, he directs the publications program at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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