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Articles tagged "Ilan Stavans"

Translating the Classics: An Interview with Lydia Davis

Image: Lydia Davis at the University of Georgia Chapel (with George Cooke’s 1847 painting, "Interior of St. Peter's"), Wikimedia Commons. In the spring of 2016, as co-teachers of the course Translating the Classics, we and our eight students engaged in an electronic conversation with Lydia Davis, acclaimed author of short stories, collected in volumes like Can’t and Won’t (2014), Varieties of Disturbance (2007), and Break It Down (1986); and translator of...

The Week in Translation

GO what: Ilan Stavans presents "South of the Border: the Jews of Latin America" a 2-day program at the Yiddish Book Center when: November 2-4 where: Amherst, MA more info: what: Franck André Jamme readings when: Tuesday, October 30, 7pm; Friday, November 2, 5:30pm where: San Francisco, CA; Berkeley, CA more info:   what: 15-stop book tour for poets Ghassan Zaqtan and Fady Joudah when: October 1-October 29 where:...

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