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Mapping Literature

The Art and Politics of Translation

by David Homel & Sherry Simon

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list price: $13.95
edition:Paperback
published: 1998
ISBN:9780919890855
publisher: Vehicule Press
Description

This book features essays and discussions from writers, translators, and individuals who play both roles at once, from around the world. It evolved from an international conference sponsored by Canada's Literary Translators' Association which took place in Montreal in 1986.

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About the Authors

David Homel

David Homel has translated over 30 books, many by Quebec authors. He won the Governor General's Literary Award in translation in 1995 for Why Must a Black Writer Write About Sex? by Dany Laferrière; his translation of Laferrière's How to Make Love to a Negro was nominated in 1988; and he won the prize in 2001 with fellow translator Fred A. Reed for Fairy Wing. His novels, which include Sonya & Jack, Electrical Storms, and The Speaking Cure have been published in several languages. Homel lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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