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In Memoriam: Gregory Rabassa, 1922–2016

Image: Earl Fitz with Gregory Rabassa. Photo courtesy of Ezra E. Fitz. The great translator Gregory Rabassa died June 13 at ninety-four. You can read an excerpt from his memoir, If This Be Treason, here. In the meantime, some translators from Spanish share their thoughts and memories. From Earl Fitz To help honor the memory of the great teacher, scholar, and translator Gregory Rabassa (1922–2016), I thought you might be interested in my rendition of one of his...

Remembering Gregory Rabassa

Image: Gregory Rabassa. Photograph taken by his daughter Clara Rabassa. Daniel Shapiro, a Distinguished Lecturer at The City College of New York, CUNY, and editor of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, remembers renowned translator Gregory Rabassa, who passed away on June 13, 2016. You can read an excerpt from Gregory Rabassa’s memoir If This Be Treason: Translation and Its Dyscontents in the March 2005 issue of Words without Borders. How to mourn a man who in our...

The Week in Translation

GO what: Granta's Jorge Amado: A Legacy with WWB contributor Gregory Rabassa when: Monday, November 12, 7pm where: McNally Jackson more info: http://ow.ly/fcpYb SUBMIT what: The University of Iowa's literary translation magazine eXchanges is seeking new poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in translation for their January 2013 issue. submission deadline:  Saturday, December 1 more info: http://ow.ly/fcq3j
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