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New World / New Words

Thomas Christensen

Published November 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781931883139
Paperback
265 pages
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This fully bilingual (Spanish/English) anthology of Latin American literature showcases the regions enormous vitality and variety of writing. New World/New Words includes selections by widely celebrated writers such as Gabriel Garca M¡rquez, JulioMoreThis fully bilingual (Spanish/English) anthology of Latin American literature showcases the regions enormous vitality and variety of writing. New World/New Words includes selections by widely celebrated writers such as Gabriel Garc­a M¡rquez, Julio Cort¡zar, and Senel Paz, as well as work by emerging authors just beginning to make their mark in the English-speaking world. The collection features many of todays leading translators, several of whom are also distinguished poets and writiers. New World/New Words makes the literature of Latin America available to those who want to sample its scope and depth, and includes works published for the first time in English. With original introductions by the translators that focus on voice, tone, rhythm, context, and the role of the translator, New World / New Words offers a unique window on the translators art while presenting an exciting cross-section of the latest Latin American writing. This book is the initial volume in a new series, Two Lines World Library, which will spotlight literature of different regions around the globe.