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Christi A. Merrill

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Christi A. Merrill, shown here with Vijay Dan Detha, is an assistant professor of South Asian literature and postcolonial studies at the University of Michigan. Her translations from Hindi, French, and Rajasthani and essays on translation have appeared in journals such as Genre, Studies in Twentieth Century Literature, The Iowa Review, Modern Poetry in Translation, Parabola, Poetry Review, Exchanges: A Journal of Translation, and Indian Literature: Sahitya Akademi's Bi-Monthly Journal. In addition to translating a collection of Vijay Dan Detha's stories, she is currently writing a book on the theory and practice of translation entitled Figures of Translation: Postcolonial Riddles of Literary Identity and Displaced Humor.

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