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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:   eBook : Document : 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 figure toward whom all of English letters owes an unpayable debt.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barbara Wright.
(DLC) 2013007424
(OCoLC)835104620
Named Person: Barbara Wright; Barbara Wright; Barbara Wright
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Renouard; Debra Kelly
ISBN: 9781564789860 1564789861
OCLC Number: 882915635
Description: 1 online resource (333 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Portraits; Barbara, a portrait sketch; A Tribute to Barbara Wright; Working with Barbara Wright; Aspects of Barbara Wright's Literary Translations; Writing Erudite Delirium; UBU ROI: a brilliant debut; Grabinoulor Has Fun with Language and Makes New Friends: The First Book of Grabinoulor and beyond; The Artist on her Trapeze: Barbara Wright's 99 variations on a theme by Raymond Queneau; Translating Beckett before Beckett: the translation of Eleutheria; Barbara Wright translates Pinget's Le Chrysanthème: which voice in English? Nathalie Sarraute and the Strangeness of LanguageBarbara Wright Archives; Locating Barbara Wright's archive sources; The Barbara Wright Archive at the Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington: A Personal Memoir; Filmscript; Robert Pinget's 15 Rue des Lilas; Synopsis; Note; Presentation; Filmscript; Bibliography: Barbara Wright's principal translations; Barbara Wright: Timeline; Photographs; Appraisals, reviews; Index; Contributors; Copyright.
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

 
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