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Author Stavans, Ilan,
Title On self-translation : meditations on language / Ilan Stavans.
Imprint New York : State University of New York, [2018]

Author Stavans, Ilan,
Series Suny series in Latin America and Iberian thought and culture
Subject Self-translation.
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Intro; Contents; Preface; Part I: Meeting The "I"; On Self-Translation; Part II: Meditations; Alphabetizing; As It Were; Parable of Don Quixote; Finger Snapping; The Tenure Code; Transadaptation; Ellipses and I; On Clarity; Auto-corrected; Part III: Beyond Words; On Being Misunderstood; Part I: The Lecture; Part II: The Response; Against Representation; The Monkey Grammarian; Midrash on Truth; Don Quixote in Schlemieland; Dying in Hebrew; The Reading Life of Ricardo Piglia; Adiós, Chespirito; Part IV: On Fútbol; "Sudden Death"; Van Persie's Goal; Box of Resonance
Part V: Language And PoliticsTrump and the Wall; Why Doesn't English Have an Academy?; Shakespeare in Prison; The Spanish Language in Latin America Since Independence; Castellano, Español, or Españoles?; Andrés Bello: The Philologist's Task; Toward a Modern Tongue; The Embattled Real Academia Española: The Question of Regionalisms; The Power of Variety; Against "Diversity"; Rolling One's R's; Part VI: Conversations; The Poet's Alchemy (with Richard Wilbur); On Silence (with Charles Hatfield); Translating Cervantes (with Diana de Armas Wilson); The Color of Existence (with Ryan Mihaly)
The Downpour of Inspiration (with Asymptote)The Translingual Sensibility (with Steven G. Kellman); Rescuing the Classics (with Lydia Davis); Part VII: Onto Spanglish; Un Walker En Nuyol; [1] From El Gueto; [2] To the Subway; [3] The Big Wong; [4] Is this Queens?; [5] Carpe Diem; Hamlet, Acto 2, Scene Dos [fragment] and Acto 3, Scene Uno; Acto 2, Scene Dos [Fragment]; Acto 3, Scene Uno; El Little Príncipe, Chapters I-IV; Don Quixote, Parte Ii, Chapter 72; Spanglish and The Royal Academy; About the Author; Index
ISBN 9781438471501 (electronic bk.)
1438471505 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1051770659
Additional Format Print version: Stavans, Ilan. On self-translation. New York : State University of New York, [2018] 9781438471495 (DLC) 2017054959 (OCoLC)1019843762

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