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Stephen Romer

Stephen Romer was born in 1957 and was educated at Cambridge.  He has four published collections of poetry with the Oxford Poets imprint of Carcanet Press and is the editor of the Faber anthology Twentieth-Century French Poems. His acclaimed translation of Yves Bonnefoy's The Arriere-pays was published last year (Seagull Press, 2012), and his French Decadent Tales, new translations of fin-de-siècle stories, is due from Oxford World Classics in Spring 2013. He regularly writes on French literature and modern poetry for the Guardian and the Times Literary Supplement.



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A Black Hat, Silence and Bombshells : Michael Hofmann at Cambridge & After

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January 2013

Stephen Romer

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January 2013

The black hat and the black coat I was familiar with, before I knew their owner. It was Cambridge, the beginning of the Michaelmas...

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Interview

February 2015

Interview with Eddie Peake

Lily Le Brun

Interview

February 2015

Like many people, I had seen Eddie Peake’s penis long before I met the artist himself. For several years...

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November 2015

Anatomy of a Democracy: Javier Cercas

Duncan Wheeler

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November 2015

20 November marks the fortieth anniversary of the death of General Franco. And while the insurrectionist’s victory in the...

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November 2016

Gentle

Harriet Moore

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November 2016

Forgive me Sister for I have sinned it’s been seconds since my last confession. I sit in the dark...

 

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