Jennifer Croft discusses and reads from Homesick and her translations
Jennifer Croft discusses and reads from Homesick and her translations.
Jennifer Croft is the author of ‘Homesick’ and ‘Serpientes y escaleras’ and the co-winner with Nobel Laureate Olga Tokarczuk of The International Booker for the novel ‘Flights’. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literary Studies from Northwestern University and an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa, and her recent writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The New York Review of Books, The Los Angeles Review of Books and Granta.
‘Homesick’ is a coming-of-age memoir about learning to love language in its many forms, healing through words and the promises and perils of empathy and sisterhood.
20 February 2020, 12:45 (Thursday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
St Anne's College, Woodstock Road OX2 6HS
Seminar Room 10
Faculty of Classics
Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation
Members of the University only