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World Writing in Translation

XIV. Two Lines v. 14

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Center for the Art of Translation, San Francisco, United States
Published: 13th Jun 2007
Dimensions: w 216mm h 148mm d 19mm
Weight: 409g
ISBN-10: 1931883149
ISBN-13: 9781931883146
Barcode No: 9781931883146
Two Lines publishes the best of world writing in an annual anthology. Every edition of Two Lines features a diverse selection of new writers side-by-side with celebrated authors, presented in their original languages and in fresh English translations. This new volume includes writing from five continents. Two Lines is the only annual of international writing that offers work from every literary genre and every corner of the world, placed in context by the translators themselves. Each piece features commentary by the translator on the unique challenges involved in creating an English version of the work. Published since 1994, Two Lines is essential reading for anyone interested in keeping up-to-date on what writers are saying and thinking around the globe.

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