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Translation Tuesday: 7/11 (Caspar Eric)

Translation Tuesday is an on-going series of translations focused on contemporary Scandinavian literature. In this second edition of Translation Tuesday, Sheri and Neus have translated a poem from Caspar Eric’s 7/11 (2014) into English and Spanish. Caspar Eric is one of the most prominent poets in the Danish literary scene. His debut poetry collection, 7/11 is, to… Keep Reading

Musings

The Cruelty of Emotions

The Oxford Dictionary defines cruelty as  “cruel behaviour or attitudes”. At the same time, cruel is defined as “causing pain or suffering”. Example: ‘the winters are long, hard, and cruel’ The Oxford Dictionary defines emotion as “a strong feeling deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.” Example: ‘How could she have let him… Keep Reading

Book reviews/Musings

Six Books for Anti-Leisure

This month has been all about leisure, but at Ark we are also all about that hard work. Some books just have to be read despite their tedious sentences, wacky logic or complete lack of grammatical coherence. It’s tough, but someone’s gotta do. Here are a few staff picks, for when you feel like giving… Keep Reading

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