11 June 2007

Three Lives

Michael Hamburger (1924-2007),
poet and translator

Richard Rorty
(1931-2007),
philosopher and critic

Ousmane
Sembène (1923-2007)
writer and filmmaker

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  1. I had the great honor of hearing Ousmane Sembene speak at UMASS over a decade ago. Even though he had to be translated for the audience (he spoke in French), the sheer brilliance and his fierce wit shone through like a beacon.

    --Craig

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