A link to an intersting event at the European School of Translation. Laura Bocci is a translator, a writer and a teacher, and will hold six webinars about terminology and specific languages.
10. Erich Fried Tage
22 - 25 Novembre 2007
Mit den Worten des Anderen - Con le parole dell'altro.
Valeria Morra è andata a Vienna a seguire i lavori del simposio sulla traduzione dedicato dal Literaturhaus a Erich Fried.
E' stata inoltre l'occasione per conferire il Premio Erich Fried, che quest'anno è andato a Peter Waterhouse
An interview of Nunzia Peluso with the most important German-speaking Author in the setting of the Namibian postcolonial Literature. German and Italian Text available.
Giselher W. Hoffmann was born 1958 in Windhoek/Namibia as a grandchild of German immigrants, grew up on a farm.
Since 1978 had been attendending a training as professional hunter, works several years as hunter in the Kalahari.
Since 1984 lives with his wife and son in Swakopmund/Namibia as director of a safari company and free-lance writer.
He is the most important German-speaking 'post-colonial' writer in Africa.
He addreses historical and current Nabibian issues. His most famous novel ist "Die Erstgeborenen" (The Firstborn, 1991, and is told from the perspective of a San group that finds itself pitted agaist Geman Settlers.
Nunzia Peluso has interviewed the Author.
Click hier to download the interview
About African Post-colonial literature click also