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Links Round-Up Oct 7-11

Reviews Daniel Canty’s “Wigrum,” a novel of form, poses interesting challenges for the translator and reader http://ow.ly/24KsFx News & Readings The Syrian publishing industry is unsurprisingly another victim of the present war http://ow.ly/24Jvhx How can you tell when translation is … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Sep 16-20

Readings & Reviews A “mimodrama” for your morning by Albert Camus in translation by Ryan Bloom http://ow.ly/236X5p A novella by Tahar Ben Jelloun translated from the French by Dr. Rita Nezami in this week’s New Yorker http://ow.ly/oUE0x Zang Di’s tribute to Seamus … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Aug 26-Aug 30

Readings & Discussion Juliet Winters Carpenter’s translation of the Japanese folktale “The Bamboo Cutter” is beautifully illustrated here-don’t miss her interview http://ow.ly/21FF9a Lisa Carter offers good advice to those beginning a career in literary translation http://ow.ly/21Matp An amusing takedown of … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Aug 5-9

Readings New short fiction by Cesar Aira in translation by Alfred Mac Adam http://ow.ly/20Dih1 Words Without Borders’ August issue is here, with a focus on Brazil http://ow.ly/20DmPo A powerful poem by Kiril Medvedev in translation by Keith Gessen with Isabel … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Jul 8-12

Interviews & Discussions Intralingo spotlights Richard Jeffrey Newman, who translates classical Persian poetry using English translations http://ow.ly/mIxHC   A comprehensive and optimistic assessment of translation efforts in the Arab world http://ow.ly/mIyyB   A tremendous interview with Karl Ove Knausgaard on his work … Continue reading

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Russian Translators Sought for Religious Studies Journal

Dear Colleagues, The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration seeks Russian translators and proofreaders for a new online English edition of their interdisciplinary religious studies quarterly. The journal is largely theoretical (with quite a bit of historical material as well): … Continue reading

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Links Round-Up Jul 1-5

Readings & Reviews Understanding the mechanics of translation… via Don Quixote. http://ow.ly/mxtgP Some great translations – and more – in the newest issue of Big Bridge. http://ow.ly/mxtCJ Available now, Words Without Borders’ July issue: Iran’s Postrevolution Generation. http://ow.ly/mxuLn “The translation is remarkable and … Continue reading

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