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Contemporary world fiction : a guide to literature in translation

Author: Juris Dilevko; Keren Dali; Glenda Garbutt
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What people in North America learn about other cultures and countries is often filtered through Western perspectives and sensibilities. One way to get beyond that sometimes-one-dimensional view is to sample stories of other countries and cultures as told by people who live in those lands and speak their languages.
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Genre/Form: Bibliographies
Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juris Dilevko; Keren Dali; Glenda Garbutt
ISBN: 9781591583530 1591583535 9781598849097 1598849093
OCLC Number: 695683577
Description: xxvi, 526 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Africa: African vernacular, Afrikaans, French, and Portuguese --
The Arab world: Middle East, Trans-Caucasus, and Western/Central Asia --
East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea --
South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and other South Asian countries --
The Mediterranean: Greece, Israel, and Italy --
Russia and Central and Eastern Europe --
The Iberian Peninsula and Latin America --
Northern Europe: low countries, Scandinavia, and Baltic countries --
Western Europe: Austria, Germany, France, Switzerland, French-Speaking Belgium, and French-Speaking Caribbean.
Responsibility: Juris Dilevko, Keren Dali, and Glenda Garbutt.

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