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The many voices of Lydia Davis : translation, rewriting, intertextuality

Author: Jonathan Evans, (Senior lecturer in translation studies)
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
Series: Edinburgh critical studies in literary translation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist. Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2015, Davis writes innovative short stories that question the boundaries of the genre. She is also an important translator of French writers such as Maurice Blanchot, Michel Leiris, Marcel Proust and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Lydia Davis; Lydia Davis; Lydia Davis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Evans, (Senior lecturer in translation studies)
ISBN: 9781474400176 1474400175
OCLC Number: 945950340
Description: viii, 163 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction --
2. Blanchot and Affinity --
3. Leiris and Dialogue --
4. Proust and Rewriting --
5. Flaubert and Authority --
6. Marie Curie and Parody --
7. Translation as Composition.
Series Title: Edinburgh critical studies in literary translation.
Responsibility: Jonathan Evans.

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The Many Voices of Lydia Davis shows how translation, rewriting and intertextuality are central to the work of Lydia Davis, a major American writer, translator and essayist.  Read more...

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