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Barbara Wright : translation as art

Author: Madeleine Renouard; Debra Kelly
Publisher: Champaign : Dalkey Archive Press, 2013.
Series: Dalkey Archive scholarly series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This wonderful collection of texts by and about Barbara Wright the most brilliant, conscientious and original translator of 20th century French literature begins the work of properly commemorating a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Barbara Wright; Barbara Wright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Renouard; Debra Kelly
ISBN: 9781564788863 1564788865
OCLC Number: 835104620
Description: 333 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Portraits Barbara, a portrait sketch / Nick Wadley --
A Tribute to Barbara Wright / John Calder --
Working with Barbara Wright / Madeleine Renouard --
Aspects of Barbara Wright's Literary Translations Writing Erudite Delirium / Nathalie Piegay-Gros --
UBU ROI: a brilliant debut / Jill Fell --
Grabinoulor Has Fun with Language and Makes New Friends: The First Book of Grabinoulor and beyond / Debra Kelly --
The Artist on her Trapeze: Barbara Wright's 99 variations on a theme by Raymond Queneau / David Bellos --
Translating Beckett before Beckett: the translation of Eleutheria / Regis Salado --
Barbara Wright translates Pinget's Le Chrysantheme: which voice in English? / Martin Megevand --
Nathalie Sarraute and the Strangeness of Language / Celia Britton --
Barbara Wright Archives Locating Barbara Wright's archive sources --
Clothilde Roullier The Barbara Wright Archive at the Lilly Library: A Personal Memoir / Breon Mitchell --
Filmscript Robert Pinget's 15 Rue des Lilas --
Synopsis Alistair Whyte --
Note Madeleine Renouard --
Presentation Robert Pinget, Barbara Wright.
Series Title: Dalkey Archive scholarly series.
Responsibility: edited by Madeleine Renouard and Debra Kelly.

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Both a useful resource and a fitting memorial to one of translation's modern virtuosos. Times Literary Supplement 4/18/14

 
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