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Articles tagged "Kurt Beals"

Regina Ullman’s “The Country Road”

Regina Ullman, the Swiss-born contemporary of Herman Hesse, Thomas Mann, and Rainer Maria Rilke, has finally made her English-language debut with a collection of haunting and beautiful stories published by New Directions. Kurt Beals, who has done a magnificent job translating these stories from the German, stories set in the far regions of the Swiss countryside, suggests in an essay for PEN America that Ullman’s continued obscurity is due to her being “a Swiss woman writer of...

Translation Roundup

READ Honors and Awards Kurt Beals is the inaugural winner of the German Book Office Translation Prize. Congratulations!  Check out the 2013 Longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Literature. Interviews, Articles, Reviews “Our old family wallpaper and curtains,” says poet, translator, and WWB contributor Valzhyna Mort about some of her major influences. She recently spoke to PEN America about Andrej Tarkovsky films, opera, and why the Belarussian...

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