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Radka Denemarková in French speaking countries

Literary tour in Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris
from 25th November to 1st December 2013

At the end of November, Radka Denemarková, one of the most prominent contemporary Czech writers, a screenwriter, dramatist and literary scientist (among others a connoisseur of Virginia Woolf), presented herself and her literary work to French speaking readers. Denemarková's literary tour took place in Belgium, Luxembourg and France.

Brussels, 26th November
14:00 – discussion with students of the Czech section of the European School in Brussels
20:00 – literary reading in the Gallery of the Czech Centre in Brussels (150, Avenue Adolphe Buyl, Bruxelles), moderated by Petra James, interpreted by Kristína Prunéřová

Luxembourg, 28th November
19:00 – literary reading in Café littéraire Altrimenti (15, avenue de la Faïencerie, Luxembourg), moderated by Jan Faber

Paris, 29th November
20:00 – literary reading in Brasserie Barak (29, Rue Sambre et Meuse, 75010 Paris), moderated and interpreted by Martin Daneš

You can take a look at photos from the tour here.

The whole “trilogy of the Central-European 20th century” was translated into Slovene: The Devil by the Nose (Czech: A já pořád kdo to tluče, 2005; Slovene: Jaz pa vprašam, kdo to tolče, 2013), Money from Hitler (Czech: Peníze od Hitlera, 2008; Slovene: Denar od Hitlerja, 2010) and Kobold (Czech 2011, Slovene: 2013).

The novel Money from Hitler was awarded several prestigeous prizes: Czech literary prize Magnesia Litera, two German prizes - Georg Dehio Preiss and Usedomer Literaturpreis - and Polish prize Angelus. Among others it was published in English (Money from Hitler; translated by Andrew Oakland; Toronto: Women's Press, 2009) and in German (Ein herrlicher Flecken Erde; translated by Eva Profousová; München: DVA, 2009).

The literary tour was organized by:
Amitiés tchéque et slovaque Luxembourg
Czech Centre in Brussels
Czech Centre in Paris
Divadlo v Luxu
European School in Brussels
Polica Dubova Cultural and Artistic Association
Czech Book Association
Université libre de Bruxelles
The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Luxembourg

This project was supported by Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.


Plakat / Poster - Luxembourg  -  05122013Denemarkova_Lux.pdf


Plakat / Poster - Paris  -  05122013Danemarkova_A3.pdf


FR_Prevod odlomka / Translation of a fragment  -  05122013Denemarkova_extraits_traduits_par_Danes.pdf


CZ_Članek v biltenu Česká centra 2013/Article in Czech Centres 2013 bulletin  -  05122013Denemarkova_Ceska_centra_2013.pdf

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