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Translating Poetry, Or, Versifying with an Accent - Presentation by Anatoly Liberman
11/15/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anatoly Liberman is a Professor in the Department of German, Scandinavian & Dutch at the University of Minnesota. Professor Liberman has published widely across the spectrum of Germanic linguistics, but his primary interest has been the history of English words. His many works include the recent publication of a popular book for lay readers entitled Word Origins... and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone (2005), as well as An Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology (2008), and A Bibliography of English Etymology (2009).
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