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Return trip tango and other stories from abroad : selections from Translation magazine

Author: Frank MacShane; Lori M Carlson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cornucopia of contemporary world fiction that brings together short stories by authors including Calvino, Garcia Marquez, Abe, Duras, Borges and Beckett.

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank MacShane; Lori M Carlson
ISBN: 0231079923 9780231079921 0231079931 9780231079938
OCLC Number: 26363132
Description: xxiv, 255 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A Celebration of translation / Anthony Burgess --
The Giraffe race --
Reading a wave --
On becoming angry with the young / Italo Calvino --
Learning picked up along the way / Shōhei Kiyama --
Return trip tango / Julio Cortázar --
Miriam / Ivan Klíma --
The Cutter-off of water / Marguerite Duras --
A Double / Vassily Aksyonov --
Socks --
Immortality / Yasunari Kawabata --
A Girl called Apple / Hanān Al-Shaykh --
The Eastern dragon --
The Elves / Jorge Luis Borges --
Masquerade / Munshi Premchand --
A Small station / He Liwei --
Excerpt from The loser / György Konrád --
Excerpt from The story of a ship-wrecked sailor / Gabriel García Márquez --
The Ferns / Pierre Gascar --
Excerpt from Valentino and Sagittarius / Natalia Ginzburg --
Lost / Haroldo Conti --
Excerpt from The inner man / Martin Walser --
The Rebellious sheep / Cristina Peri Rossi --
Anecdotes of Minister Maimaiti: A Uygur man's black humor / Wang Meng --
How the monkey received his shape / Traditional --
A Man forty / Shūsaku Endō --
Excerpt from Stories and texts for nothing (VII) / Samuel Beckett --
Embarkation at Brindisi / Agustina Bessa Luís --
Excerpt from The ark sakura / Kobo Abe --
The Hit man / Bob den Uyl --
Word for word / Ingeborg Bachmann.
Other Titles: Return trip Tango & other stories from abroad.
Translation (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Frank MacShane and Lori M. Carlson, editors ; a Columbia collection ; introduction by Anthony Burgess.

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"A remarkable collection which attests not only to the brilliance of the short story from around the world, but to the skill of translators in bringing them to us." -- George Plimpton "This Read more...

 
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