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The one-handed pianist and other stories

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Translations of eight stories and a novella from two books: La pianista manca (1991) and Talia y el cielo (1979; rev. 1989). Work treats identity, literary influence, writer's coming of age: themes Stavans details in an autobiographical epilogue. 'Wonderful fables for the Aeonic Age reader' (Don Webb: American Book Review, June/July 1997, p. 17). Excellent translations by author and several others"--Handbook of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stavans, Ilan.
One-handed pianist and other stories.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605226893
Named Person: Ilan Stavans; Ilan Stavans
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 082631645X 9780826316455
OCLC Number: 32012720
Notes: Stories first appeared in Spanish in two volumes, Talia y el cielo and La pianista manca.
Description: 196 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: A heaven without crows --
The invention of memory --
The death of Yankos --
The one-handed pianist --
Talia in heaven --
The spot --
House repossessed --
Three nightmares --
Epilogue : lost in translation.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Ilan Stavans.

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"Translations of eight stories and a novella from two books: La pianista manca (1991) and Talia y el cielo (1979; rev. 1989). Work treats identity, literary influence, writer's coming of age: themes Stavans details in an autobiographical epilogue. 'Wonderful fables for the Aeonic Age reader' (Don Webb: American Book Review, June/July 1997, p. 17). Excellent translations by author and several others"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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