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January 2019

Drawing Room Conversations: Natasha Dissanayake

January 26 - 17:00 - 19:00
Clementi House, 128 Kensington Church Street
London, W8 4BH United Kingdom
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Разговор между Наталией Диссанаяке и Наталией Рубинштейн пройдет на русском языке со слайдами. Речь пойдет о судьбах русских эмигрантов в Лондоне и о книге «Русские судьбы в Лондоне» Наталии Диссанаяке. Книга Наталии Диссанаяке - результат многолетних исследований. Среди русских, которые жили в Великобритании в разные годы, были члены русской императорской семьи, аристократы, революционеры, мятежники, философы, писатели и ученые, музыканты и художники, дипломаты и священнослужители, спортсмены и солдаты; некоторые из них хорошо известны, а о других впервые рассказано в этой книге.…

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February 2019

Translation from Oxonian: Dorothy Sayers in Russia

February 8 - 19:00 - 21:00
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA United Kingdom
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Dorothy Sayers has not been very lucky in Russia: during the Soviet period her works were almost never published (with the exception of a couple of short stories), and her name was practically unknown to the Russian reader. After the Perestroyka she was treated as another crime story writer, and her translators did not pay any attention to her intellectual games. Meanwhile, her books are full of quotations, allusions, hints, accents, University slang and other elements which can drive even…

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