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 The 22nd Autumn Poetry Reading Held by Shanghai Translators Association at Changning Library

On December 1, the 22nd Autumn Poetry Reading - “Poem Appreciation: Dream”, organized by Shanghai Translators Association together with Changning Library at Changning Library. Over 200 literature and poetry reading fans participated in this meeting.

The “Autumn Poetry Reading” of Translators Association founded in 1991 moved to Changning Library last year. At the same time of each year, three generations of Shanghai translators, renowned performing artists and readers gathered together recite Chinese and foreign masterpieces with multiple languages. At this session of poetry reading, young translators, including Wu Gang, Lu Qiushi, Huang Fuhai, Be Wenli and more recited classic works of such famous writers as James Wright, Robert Wilhelmse, Sato Konosuke, Pushkin, and Thomas Campbell. Yu Luosheng, Liu Angu, Zhao Jing and other artists wonderfully interpreted the works of famous translators. The readers have appreciated the authentic essence of world literature and art of the highest level of readings.

Since 2012, Changning Library has worked with Shanghai Translators Association to implement the promotion activities of classic literature and translators. So far, nearly twenty literary seminars of “Comments of Shanghai translators” have been held. Furthermore, through the implementation of “Autumn Poetry Reading” and other events alike, it is possible to promote the spread of classical literature and translated literature among readers.

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