Abigail Lang

Abigail Lang is Associate Professor at Université Paris-Diderot and a member of Laboratoire de Recherches sur les Cultures Anglophones (UMR 8225). Her research focuses on American poetry and poetics, issues of forms, genres and media, and transatlantic exchanges. A translator of anglophone poetry into French, she co-directs the Motion Method Memory series at Presses du réel. With Vincent Broqua and Olivier Brossard she runs the Poets & Critics program and the Double Change bilingual reading series. Recent publications include a collection of essays on contemporary British poetry co-edited with David Nowell Smith (Palgrave, 2015), the digital edition of the magazine Change (1968-1983) (Presses du réel, 2016) and translations, often made in collaboration: John Ashbery and James Schuyler, Un nid de nigauds (2015), Lyn Hejinian, Ma vie (2016), Caroline Bergvall, L’anglais mêlé (2018) at Presses du Réel and Tracie Morris, Hard Korè (2017) at Joca Seria. She has written two books with Thalia Field, A Prank of Georges (Essay Press, 2010) and Leave to Remain. Legends of Janus (forthcoming). Contact: abigail.lang@wanadoo.fr

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