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Strange harbors

Author: John BiguenetSidney WadeClaribel AlegríaAntonio Muñoz MolinaNuala Ní DhomhnaillAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco] : Center for the Art of Translation ; distributed by the University of Washington Press, ©2008.
Series: Two lines (San Francisco, Calif.), 15.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Multiple languages
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Suggests that reading the world's literature can ignite affinities across languages and literary traditions - and that the art of translation can distil familiar experiences from disparate lands.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Biguenet; Sidney Wade; Claribel Alegría; Antonio Muñoz Molina; Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill; Emmanuel Moses; Agur Schiff; Ernest Farrés; Teolinda Gersão; Jibanananda Das; Pēters Brūveris; Rodrigo Rey Rosa; Ewa Lipska; Ričardas Gavelis; Tedi López Mills; Matilda Koén-Sarano; Ester Navon Kamar; Patrick Besson; Peter Huchel; Astrid Cabral; Georges Anglade; Bogdan Suceavă; Carlos Ernesto García; Benilda Santos; Jean Sénac; Ibrāhīm Naṣr Allāh; Nguyệt Minh Sương; Murathan Mungan; Gülten Akın Cankoçak; Zeynep Uzunbay; Seyhan Erözçelik; Sami Baydar
ISBN: 9781931883153 1931883157
OCLC Number: 225876187
Notes: Original texts in various languages, followed by English translations.
Description: xvi, 289 p. : ill. ; 14 x 22 cm.
Contents: The two small black hands of the clock ; If I became [poems] / Jibanananda Das [Bangladesh] --
From A manuscript of ashes / Antonio Muñoz Molina [Spain] --
Two poems from Black thrush, red cherries / Pēters Brūveris [Latvia] --
Poco-loco / Rodrigo Rey Rosa [Guatemala] --
Two poems from L'Animal / Emmanuel Moses [France] --
There's lots to see / Agur Schiff [Israel] --
Two poems from Edward Hopper / Ernest Farrés [Spain] --
Four children, two dogs and some birds / Teolinda Gersão [Portugal] --
Three poems from Newton's orange / Ewa Lipska [Poland] --
From Vilnius poker / Ričardas Gavelis [Lithuania] --
Metamorphosis / Tedi López Mills [Mexico] --
The girl who was born from an apple / Matilda Koén-Sarano and Ester Navon Kamar [Ottoman Turkey] --
Two poems / Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill [Ireland] --
From The brothers of consolation / Patrick Besson [France] --
My grandfather / Peter Huchel [Germany] --
Two poems from Jaula / Astrid Cabral [Brazil] --
Our years of beauty / Bogdan Suceavǎ [Romania] --
The Old English Rune poem [England, 10th century] --
The snares of history / Georges Anglade [Haiti] --
A cross of candles / Carlos Ernesto García [El Salvador] --
Making things / Benilda Santos [Philippines] --
Edgard's lessons / Jean Sénac [Algeria] --
Paradise / Claribel Alegria [Nicaragua] --
Three poems from Mirrors of dust / Ibrahim Nasrallah [Palestine] --
Thirteen harbors / Suong Nguyet Minh [Vietnam] --
Focus on Turkish poetry. Two poems / Murathan Mungan [Turkey] --
Two contemporary Turkish women poets: Gülten Akin and Zeynep Uzunbay --
Poems / Seyhan Erozç̦elik and Sami Byadar.
Series Title: Two lines (San Francisco, Calif.), 15.
Responsibility: edited by John Biguenet and Sidney Wade.

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"These are works that could never have been written first in English, as their necessities so clearly reside in the soil and local waters of their cultures." Sidney Wade

 
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