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A Literature In Translation Starter Kit

For book lovers everywhere

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A Literature In Translation Starter Kit: 14 absolutely indispensable in-translation books to get you started

A Literature In Translation Starter Kit

Susan Sontag remains one of the most interesting minds in modern history, with provocative and prescient beliefs and opinions on everything from visual culture to love and sex to stereotypes and polarities to why lists appeal to us. But arguably her most timeless insights touch on the heart of her own creative material — literature.

A Literature In Translation Starter Kit

Seamus Heaney fable translations on BBC

50 Works of Fiction in Translation That Every English Speaker Should Read -After the Divorce, Grazia Deledda (Susan Ashe, translator) It’s really a shame we don’t talk much about this 1926 Nobel Prize-winning Italian author, especially since her 1902 novel really has it all: love, false imprisonment, heartbreak, and a divorced couple’s forbidden affair.

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LOST IN TRANSLATION 14 Classics Translations You MUST Read - A Literature In Translation Starter Kit

Read an Excerpt of J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1926 Translation of Beowulf Before It’s Finally Published Next Month

This is a great starter Bible!

The Lorax Finally Gets His Own Art Exhibition

The Glance: Songs of Soul-Meeting (Compass) by Jalaloddin Rumi. $11.25. Reading level: Ages 18 and up. Publisher: Penguin Books; First Edition edition (September 1, 2001). Author: Coleman Barks. Series - Compass. Save 25%!

New Exhibition Explores Andy Warhol's Relationship With Books

Former skeptic Josh McDowell is now joined by his son Sean as they examine the evidence about Jesus. Is he really the Lord he claimed to be? How can we know for sure? More than a Carpenter offers arguments for faith from a skeptic turned believer. Since its original publication in 1977, this modern classic has sold over 15 million copies, been translated into dozens of languages, and introduced countless people to the real Jesus.

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