Zdeněk Urbánek – Poet, Writer, Translator, Gentleman
- Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
- When: October 12, 2017, 13:30 – 17:00
“I actually grew up my whole life in a spiritual space whose only sign or pointer was that lifelong friend of mine.” Václav Havel, 1997
Symposium held on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Zdeněk Urbánek – a poet of the type of Jiří Orten or Ivan Blatný, an essayist, singular prose writer and distinctive translator of Anglo-American literature, including William Shakespeare, one of the first signatories of Charter 77, a recipient of the Righteous Among Nations honorific and a good man.