Launch of Outside Verdun at the Goethe-Institut in Glasgowm Gutter Mag, 22nd May

outside verdun launchLaunch of Outside Verdun at the Goethe-Institut in Glasgow   

Gutter Mag
22nd May at 6.30 p.m.

We’re holding a launch for Outside Verdun at the Goethe-Institut in Glasgow, to which you are all very welcome.

A stunning new translation of a forgotten masterpiece of First World War German literature, never before published in the UK, Arnold Zweig’s Outside Verdun will be launching at the Goethe-Institut Glasgow on Thursday 22nd of May at 6.30pm.

Fiona Rintoul, the translator of Zweig’s novel, and David Midgley, Professor of German Literature and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge, will both be in attendance.

Fiona Rintoul is a writer and translator based in Glasgow and she is a past winner of the Gillian Purvis new writing award and the Sceptre prize. Her debut novel Leipzig won the Virginia Prize for Fiction 2014 and will be published in October 2014.

David Midgley has written extensively on German literature and thought of the period since 1890 and has contributed especially to the interpretation of the writings of Arnold Zweig. His most recent book is a comprehensive study of the literature of the Weimar Republic entitled Writing Weimar.

Launch details:
Thursday 22nd May at 6.30pm
Goethe-Institut Glasgow
3 Park Circus
G3 6AX

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