Helen Caldwell

The Loyal and Daring Translator

Helen Caldwell

A talk by Hélio Guimarães, Universidade de São Paulo

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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In translating one of Brazil’s literary masterpieces, UCLA Senior Lecturer of Classics Helen Caldwell defied the authority of a prestigious narrator, challenged Brazilian literary criticism and changed the interpretation of Brazil’s most canonical writer, Machado de Assis.

Hélio Guimarães is Associate Professor at the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), author of Os leitores de Machado de Assis (2004) and Machado de Assis, o escritor que nos lê (2017) and editor of the journal Machado de Assis em linha.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Cost: Free & Open to the Public


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Sponsor(s): Center for Brazilian Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese