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Double Change et la galerie éof

vous invitent à une lecture

de Lyn HEJINIAN et Frédéric BOYER

 

mercredi 26 novembre à 19h30

à la galerie éof

15 rue Saint Fiacre

75002 Paris

M° Grands Boulevards

 

Entrée libre

 

Biographies :

 

 

FRÉDÉRIC BOYER est né à Cannes en 1961. Ecrivain, traducteur et éditeur. Ancien élève de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure, il a enseigné la littérature française et comparée à l’université (Paris 7 et Lyon 3), et en prison. Directeur des éditions Bayard, il a codirigé le chantier de nouvelle traduction de la Bible associant des spécialistes des textes et des langues bibliques à des écrivains contemporains (Bayard, 2001).

Frédéric Boyer a publié une trentaine de livres aux éditions P.O.L (poèmes, récits, essais et traductions). Il a reçu le prix du Livre Inter (1993) pour son roman Des choses idiotes et douces, et le prix Jules Janin de l’Académie française pour sa nouvelle traduction des Confessions de saint Augustin (Les aveux, 2008). Il a traduit les Sonnets et Richard II de William Shakespeare pour le Festival d’Avignon (2010), ainsi qu’une adaptation du Roi Lear avec Olivier Cadiot (2013). Ses textes dramatiques, Phèdre les oiseaux, ou Rappeler Roland (monologue et nouvelle traduction de la Chanson de Roland) ont été créés au théâtre.

 

LYN HEJINIAN est l’auteur d’une trentaine de livre dont récemment The Book of a Thousand Eyes (Omnidawn Books, 2012) et The Wide Road, écrit en collaboration avec Carla Harryman (Belladonna, 2010). En 2013, les éditions Wesleyan ont publié une nouvelle édition de My Life, suivi de My Life in The Nineties, ainsi que A Guide to Poetics Journal: Writing in the Expanded Field 1982-1998 (Wesleyan), une anthologie d’essais initialement parus dans Poetics Journal, la revue de poétique qu’elle dirigeait avec Barrett Watten. The Language of Inquiry (California, 2000) rassemble une sélection de ses essais critiques. Parmi ses nombreuses collaborations, on peut citer Qúê Trân, une composition musicale de John Zorn avec un texte de Hejinian, deux livres en collaborations avec la peintre Emilie Clark (The Traveler and the Hill and the Hill and The Lake) et sa participation au film documentaire expérimental Letters Not About Love, réalisé par Jacki Ochs. Elle a dirigé les éditions Tuumba et dirige aujourd’hui (avec Travis Ortiz) les éditions Atelos qui publient des écrits aux marges de la poésie. Professeur à la University of California, Berkeley, elle s’investit dans la lutte contre la privatisation.

En traduction française :

Jour de Chasse (The Hunt), tr. Pierre Alferi (Paris: Cahiers de Royaumont, 1992) ;

Lentement (Slowly), tr. Virginie Poitrasson (Bordeaux, Format américain, 2006);

Gesualdo, tr. Martin Richet (Marseilles, Éric Pesty éditeur, 2009);

Ma Vie (My Life), tr. Maïtreyi et Nicolas Pesquès, (Dijon, Presses du réel, à paraître en 2015).

 

 

 

 

FRÉDÉRIC BOYER was born in Cannes in 1961. He is a writer, translator and publisher. He has taught comparative literature at the universities of Paris and Lyon and given classes to prisoners at La Santé in Paris. He is in charge of the adult fiction department at Bayard Press where he also directed a new version of the Bible, collectively translated by contemporary writers and specialists on biblical texts and languages (2001).

Since 1991, Frédéric Boyer has published poems, essays, novels and literary translations at the publishing house P.O.L. His novel Des choses idiotes et douces was rewarded with the Prix du Livre Inter in 1993. He translated Saint Augustine’s Confessions (Prix Jules Janin de l’Académie française, 2008), Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Richard II, and an adaptation of King Lear with Olivier Cadiot. In 2012 he wrote a dramaturgical text entitled Phèdre les oiseaux, performed in France and several other countries in a production by Jean-Baptiste Sastre. In 2013, he wrote Rappeler Roland, a monologue and an essay on, as well as a new translation of, the medieval masterpiece La Chanson de Roland.

 

 

LYN HEJINIAN is a poet, essayist, teacher, and translator. Her academic work is addressed principally to modernist, postmodern, and contemporary poetry and poetics, with a particular interest in avant-garde movements and the social practices they entail. Published volumes of her writing include Writing is An Aid to Memory, Oxota: A Short Russian Novel, Leningrad (written in collaboration with Michael Davidson, Ron Silliman, and Barrett Watten), A Border Comedy (Granary Books, 2001), Slowly and The Beginner (both published by Tuumba Press, 2002), The Fatalist (Omnidawn, 2003), and Sight, written in collaboration with Leslie Scalapino. Her most recent books are The Book of a Thousand Eyes (Omnidawn Books, 2012) and The Wide Road, written in collaboration with Carla Harryman (Belladonna, 2010). In spring 2013, Wesleyan University Press published A Guide to Poetics Journal: Writing in the Expanded Field 1982-1998, co-edited by Hejinian and Barrett Watten, an anthology of works on key issues in poetics first published in Poetics Journal. And in fall 2013 Wesleyan republished her best-known book, My Life, in an edition that includes her related work, My Life in the Nineties. The University of California Press published a collection of her essays entitled The Language of Inquiry in 2000. Translations of her work have been published in Denmark, France, Spain, Japan, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Brazil, China, Serbia, Mexico, and Finland. She is the recipient of various awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2010-11. She is currently the co-director (with Travis Ortiz) of Atelos, a literary project commissioning and publishing cross-genre work by poets. Other collaborative projects include a composition entitled Qúê Trân with music by John Zorn and text by Hejinian, two mixed media books (The Traveler and the Hill and the Hill and The Lake) created with the painter Emilie Clark, and the award-winning experimental documentary film Letters Not About Love, directed by Jacki Ochs. In addition to literary writing, editing, and translating, she has in recent years been involved in anti-privatization activism at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is a Professor in the Department of English.