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Prospero's Mirror: A Translators' Portfolio of Latin American Short Fictionby Ilan Stavans
Synopses & Reviews
Sixteen master translators have chosen their favorite stories from Latin America. Writers and translators include Edith Grossman, Helen R. Lane, Augusto Monterroso, Gregory Rabassa, Alfonso Reyes, Hardie St. Martin, and Luisa Valenzuela. An introductory essay on translation by Ilan Stavans and an epilogue by Margaret Sayers Peden provide entertaining food for thought.
Book News Annotation:
Sixteen translators present their favorite stories from Latin America, including works of Ruben Loza Aguerreberre, Antonio Benitez-Rojo, Jose Carmona Blanco, Marco Denevi, Alfredo Bryce Echenique, Jorge Medina Garcia, Felisberto Hernandez, Jorge Lanata, Augusto Monterroso, Silvina Ocampo, Alfonso Reyes, Ana Maria Shua, Ilan Stavans, Dalton Trevisan, Jorge Turner, and Luisa Valenzuela. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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