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Prospero's Mirror: A Translators' Portfolio of Latin American Short Fiction

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Publisher Comments:

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)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880684498
Editor:
Stavans, Ilan
Epilogue:
Peden, Margaret Sayers
Epilogue by:
Peden, Margaret Sayers
Epilogue:
Peden, Margaret Sayers
Editor:
Stavans, Ilan
Author:
Stavans, Ilan
Other:
St Martin, Hardie
Publisher:
Curbstone Press
Location:
Willimantic, CT :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Short stories, latin american
Subject:
Spanish American fiction
Subject:
Short stories, Spanish American
Subject:
Spanish American fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Novela hispanoamericana
Subject:
Cuentos hispanoamericanos
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bilingual
Series Volume:
93-529
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » General
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Latin American Literature

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