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Words without borders : the world through the eyes of writers : an anthology

Author: Alane Salierno Mason; Dedi Felman; Samantha Schnee
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains English translations of twenty-eight pieces of literature by authors from all over the world, including Ariel Dorfman, Aleksandar Hemon, Francine Prose, Wole Soyinka, and more.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Translations
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Words without borders.
New York : Anchor Books, 2007
(OCoLC)647237022
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alane Salierno Mason; Dedi Felman; Samantha Schnee
ISBN: 9781400079759 1400079756
OCLC Number: 70407731
Description: xvi, 367 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Andre Dubus III --
Where are you running to? (China) / Ma Jian ; introduced by Jonathan Safran Foer ; translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew --
Meteorite mountain (China) / Can Xue ; introduced by Ha Jin ; translated from the Chinese by Zhe Hong --
Looking for the elephant (South Korea) / Jo Kyung Ran ; introduced by Don Lee ; translated from the Korean by Heinz Insu Fenkl --
Children of the sky (Indonesia) / Seno Gumira Ajidarma ; introduced by Pramoedya Ananta Toer ; translated from the Indonesian by John H. McGlynn --
The scripture read backward (Bangladesh) / Parashuram ; introduced by Amit Chaudhuri ; translated from the Bengali by Sukanta Chaudhuri --
The unfinished game (Iran) / Goli Taraghi ; introduced by Francine Prose ; translated from the Persian by Zara Houshmand --
The day in Buenos Aires (Iraq) / Jabbar Yussin Hussin ; introduced by Alberto Manguel ; translated from the Arabic by Randa Jarrar --
Two poems (Syria) / Saniyya Saleh ; introduced by Adonis ; translated from the Arabic by Issa J. Boullata --
Faint hints of tranquillity (Palestine) / Adania Shibli ; introduced by Anton Shammas ; translated from the Arabic by Anton Shammas --
Shards of reality and glass (Palestine) / Hassan Khader ; introduced by Ahdaf Soueif ; translated from the Arabic by Ahdaf Soueif --
Drowsy haze (Egypt) / Gamal Al-Ghitani ; introduced by Naguib Mahfouz ; translated from the Arabic by William Maynard Hutchins --
The uses of English (Nigeria) / Akinwumi Isola ; introduced by Wole Soyinka --
from Provisional (Romania) / Gabriela Adamesteanu ; introduced by Norman Manea ; translated from the Romanian by Carrie Messenger --
Two poems (Bosnia) / Senadin Musabegović ; introduced by Aleksandar Hemon ; translated from the Bosnian by Ulviga Tanović --
from Experiment with India (Italy) / Giorgio Manganelli ; introduced by Roberto Calasso ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein --
from The fish of Berlin (Germany) / Eleonora Hummel ; introduced by Günter Grass ; translated from the German by Susan Bernofsky --
Seven poems (Poland) / Bronisław Maj ; introduced by the editors ; translated by Clare Cavanagh. from His majesty, almighty Death (France) / Myriam Anissimov ; introduced by Cynthia Ozick ; translated from the French by C. Dickson --
from October 27, 2003 (France) / Etel Adnan ; introduced by Diana Abu Jaber ; translated from the French by C. Dickson with Etel Adnan --
Vietnam. Thursday (Norway) / Johan Harstad ; introduced by Heidi Julavits ; translated from the Norwegian by Deborah Dawkin and Erik Skuggevik --
Lightweight champ (Mexico) / Juan Villoro ; introduced by Javier Marías ; translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman --
The sheika's condition (Mexico) / Mario Bellatin ; introduced by Francisco Goldman ; translated from the Spanish by Cindy Schuster --
When I was a man (Mexico) / Ambar Past ; introduced by Elena Poniatowska ; translated from the Spanish by Samantha Schnee --
from Revulsion (El Salvador) / Horacio Castellanos Moya ; introduced by Roberto Bolaño ; translated from the Spanish by Beatriz Cortez --
The Chareron inheritance (Haiti) / Evelyne Trouillot ; introduced by Edwidge Danticat ; translated from the French by Avriel Goldberger --
from Kind's silence (Argentina) / Marcela Solá ; introduced by Luisa Valenzuela ; translated from the Spanish by Tobias Hecht --
Baked mud (Argentina) / Juan José Saer ; introduced by José Saramago ; translated from the Spanish by Sergio Waisman --
Swimming at night (Argentina) / Juan Forn ; introduced by Ariel Dorfman ; translated from the Spanish by Marina Harss.
Other Titles: Words without borders.
Responsibility: edited by Samantha Schnee, Alane Salierno Mason, and Dedi Felman.
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Contains English translations of twenty-eight pieces of literature by authors from all over the world, including Ariel Dorfman, Aleksandar Hemon, Francine Prose, Wole Soyinka, and more.

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