MEETING: Sylvie Richterová

Thursday / 31. 05. 2018
Divadlo Husa na provázku, velký sál


Brno-born poet, writer, essayist, translator and literary theorist Sylvie Richterová (1945) has lived in Italy since 1971. In the 1970’s and 80’s she intermediated in helping dissidents into exile and in 1987 she attended a meeting of writers with Václav Havel at Hrádeček. Her books were only self-published or released by exile publishers during the past regime. In Italy she worked as Professor of Czech Language and Literature at universities in Rome, Padua and Viterbo.

The screening of the documentary Face to Face: Sylvie Richterová (directed by: Karel Fuksa, 1998, 29 min.) is followed by a reading and discussion with the author. Presented by Mojmír Jeřábek, translator, literary historian and director of the Czech Centre in Vienna.