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Film, Video Chris Beckett & Alemu Tebeje

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  • Chris Beckett & Alemu Tebeje


  • UK-based poets and translators Chris Beckett and Alemu Tebeje (in conversation with Ethiopica area specialist Fentahun Tiruneh and African section head Edward Miner) discuss their recently published edited anthology, "Songs We Learn From Trees: An Anthology of Ethiopian Amharic Poetry." The first anthology of Amharic poetry in English translation, "Songs" was shortlisted for the 2021 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry.

Event Date

  • November 03, 2023

Running Time

  • 52 minutes 43 seconds

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  • video
  • image
  • online text

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