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Contemporary World Fiction : a Guide to Literature in Translation.

Author: Juris Dilevko; Keren Dali; Glenda Garbutt
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2011.
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In a globalized world, knowledge about non-North American societies and cultures is a must. Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation provides an overview of the tremendous range and scope of translated world fiction available in English. In so doing, it will help readers get a sense of the vast world beyond North America that is conveyed by fiction titles from dozens of countries and language  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dilevko, Juris.
Contemporary World Fiction : A Guide to Literature in Translation.
Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juris Dilevko; Keren Dali; Glenda Garbutt
ISBN: 9781598849097 1598849093
OCLC Number: 1050110864
Notes: Annotations for Translated Books from Central America.
Description: 1 online resource (554 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1. Africa: African Vernacular, Afrikaans, French, and Portuguese; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted; Bibliographic Essay; Selected References; Annotations for Translated Books from Africa; African Vernacular Languages; Afrikaans (South Africa); French; Portuguese; 2. The Arab World: Middle East, Trans-Caucasus, and Western/Central Asia; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted; Bibliographic Essay; The Arab World; Turkey; Armenia; Iran (Persia). Central Asia and GeorgiaSelected References; Annotations for Books Translated from Arabic; Algeria; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Lebanon; Libya ; Morocco; Palestine (Palestinian Autonomous Areas); Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Syria; United Arab Emirates; Yemen; Annotations for Books Translated from Persian (Iran); Annotations for Books Translated from Languages of the Trans-Caucasus and Central Asia; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Kyrgyzstan; Annotations for Books Translated from Turkish; 3. East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted; Bibliographic Essay. ChinaJapan; Korea; Selected References; Annotations for Translated Books from China; Annotations for Translated Books from Japan; Annotations for Translated Books from Korea; 4. South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Other South Asian Countries; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted; Bibliographic Essay; India and Pakistan; Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam; Selected References; Annotations for Books Translated from Languages of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh; Assamese; Bengali; Gujarati; Hindi/Hindustani; Kannada; Marathi; Oriya (Uriya). PunjabiRajasthani; Telugu; Urdu; Annotations for Translated Books from Other South Asian Countries; Burma; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Nepal; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Vietnam; 5. The Mediterranean: Greece, Israel, and Italy; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted; Bibliographic Essay; Greece; Israel; Italy; Selected References; Annotations for Translated Books from Greece; Annotations for Translated Books from Israel (Hebrew); Annotations for Translated Books from Italy; 6. Russia and Central and Eastern Europe; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted. Bibliographic Essay Central and Eastern Europe; Russia and Ukraine; Selected References; Annotations for Translated Books from Central and Eastern Europe; Albania; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Hungary; Macedonia; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia ; Annotations for Translated Books from Russia and Ukraine; Russia; Ukraine; 7. The Iberian Peninsula and Latin America; Introduction; Earlier Translated Literature; Sources Consulted; Bibliographic Essay; Spain; Portugal; Latin America; Selected References.

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In a globalized world, knowledge about non-North American societies and cultures is a must. Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation provides an overview of the tremendous range and scope of translated world fiction available in English. In so doing, it will help readers get a sense of the vast world beyond North America that is conveyed by fiction titles from dozens of countries and language traditions. Within the guide, approximately 1,000 contemporary non-English-language fiction titles are fully annotated and thousands of others are listed. Organization i.

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