Representation or re-presentation?: giving voice to archives.
A discussion of the found poem and erasure as poetic strategies in the interpretation and re-presentation of voices of the past – practical, strategic, ethical aspects.
a presentation given at The Dooble Tongue: Modern Poetry and Translation. The Herbert Grierson Centre for Textual Criticism and Comparative Literary History, University of Aberdeen. Saturday 20th January 2018, Sir Duncan Rice Library. 9.45 – 4.30.
Other presentations by Clemence O’Connor, John Goodby, Martin Malone, Lesley Harrison, Patrick Crotty, Deavid Wheatley, Patrick McGuinness, Gill Russel and Maryem Bouzid.
(Image: Captain David Cardno’s the log of the Diana, held in Aberdeen University Special Collections. Image @ University of Aberdeen.)