Carcanet Press Logo
Quote of the Day
If it were not for Carcanet, my library would be unbearably impoverished.
Louis de Bernieres

The Arts of Decadence


Tuesday 12 Feb 2019, 19:00 to 21:00
Location:

The Chancellor's Hall
First Floor, Senate House
Malet Street
London
WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

Description:

This will be an evening of Decadent literature, visual art and music in the Chancellor's Hall at the prestigious Senate House building, in the heart of Bloomsbury. Featuring short talks by distinguished speakers, including Helen Abbott (University of Birmingham) about the background to the Decadent movement and its influence on British writers and artists, the evening will also present superb poetry by Charles Baudelaire, the work of whom Carcanet have published many collections, Paul Verlaine, Stéphane Mallarmé, which will be read by the accomplished translators, Martin Sorrell and Peter Manson. French song settings of poems will be performed by professional classical singers from the National Opera Studio. Refreshments will be served.

All are welcome to attend this free event. Places are limited so please register in advance via the IMLR website. 

Share this...
The Carcanet Blog PN Review 246: Editorial read more The Face Behind 'PoetryEast' read more International Women's Day read more Breaking the Silence read more LGBT History Month read more Lewis of Arabia: Jenny Lewis reads at the 50th Jubilee Year of the Cairo International Book Fair and Festival read more
Arts Council Logo
We thank the Arts Council England for their support and assistance in this interactive Project.
This website ©2000-2019 Carcanet Press Ltd