Links Roundup, December 3 – 7

Announcements

Words Without Borders’ December issue is up! http://ow.ly/fOcNw

 

Reviews

“The Green Zone’s eyes / the Palace’s eyes / the invader’s grunts” Liza Katz on Amal Al-Jubouri’s occupation poetry. http://ow.ly/fU8B6

The Canvas is “an invitation to the reader to partake in a particularly interactive experience.” http://ow.ly/fU8d8

“It takes a skillful writer to persist in this method.” Jeff Bursey reviews “My Struggle” by Karl Ove. http://ow.ly/fSd41

Brad Johnson reviews Heather Cleary’s translation of “The Planets.” http://ow.ly/fQhTf

Further stirrings over the poetry of Xi Chuan & translator Lucas Klein. http://ow.ly/fOdi6

As a detective novel, really satisfying. But… Chad W. Post discusses Wolf Haas’ “Brenner and God.” http://ow.ly/fLVrO

 

Readings & Discussions

“Be the inspiration of my tongue, / so that I may pasture / the tribes of my voice – though they are silent. http://ow.ly/fU8HB

Katherine Silver discusses translation “puzzle mind.” http://ow.ly/fU8pd

“In translating you are entering a world with rules and manners that have meanings (plural) for the native reader.” http://ow.ly/fSdmU

“…something happened to me all of sudden, like a hammer that smashed my spirit to pieces.” http://ow.ly/fSddB

Can We Find Equivalence in Difference? The Translator’s Paradox http://ow.ly/fScXd

“There is a secret line between people who are close / Beyond which doting or desire may not tread” http://ow.ly/fQilu

Translating words? Better, perhaps, to translate concept. http://ow.ly/fQicq

Rubem Fonseca & Clifford E. Landers dazzle, once again, with some Brazilian crime. http://ow.ly/fQi0w

Translator Heather Cleary discusses the “elaborate grammatical acrobatics [of Spanish],” among other things. http://ow.ly/fOcVj

For your reading pleasure, a bevy of Arabic literature online. http://ow.ly/fLVV2

“The couple starting kissing. (This was before it happened.)” http://ow.ly/fLVM3

…And now the third installment of Josephine Balmer’s fascinating “Translating Fragments” series. http://ow.ly/fLVEs

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