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Transatlantic translations : dialogues in Latin American literature

Author: Julio Ortega
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning literatures from the early modern period to the present day, the essays in Transatlantic Translations demonstrate the rich history of shared language between old and new worlds.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ortega, Julio, 1942-
Transatlantic translations.
London : Reaktion Books, 2006
(OCoLC)65768063
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julio Ortega
ISBN: 9781861895998 1861895992
OCLC Number: 438712692
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: the subject of abundance --
Speaking: Caliban --
Reading: the children of the letter --
Writing: the alphabet of abundance --
Translating: the transatlantic subject --
Drawing: the wonders of the Caribbean --
Representing: the language of national formation --
Judging: the paternal desert --Interpreting: the authority of reading.
Responsibility: Julio Ortega ; translated by Philip Derbyshire.

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Tracing Latin American representations from the early modern to contemporary periods, this book aims to uncover the rich fabric of literature that has emerged from that culture. It argues that the  Read more...

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