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Dictionary Days: A Defining Passion

October 2
7:00 pm


Kellogg-Hubbard Library

Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans shares extraordinary and often hilarious anecdotes about dictionaries through the ages, while reflecting on a life dedicated to honoring words.

Underwriter: Bear Pond Books

Series Underwriter: Peter Gilbert Endowment Fund

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Ilan Stavans has written and spoke about a million topics, but his language talks are the most interesting.

Stavans reading Pablo Neruda’s “Ode to a Dictionary”:

Pablo Neruda’s “Ode to the Dictionary”, read by Ilan Stavans (editor, All The Odes) from Farrar, Straus and Giroux on Vimeo.

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Rachel Senechal
Phone:
(802) 223-3338

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Kellogg-Hubbard Library
135 Main St
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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Website:
www.kellogghubbard.org