New PDF release: Barbara Wright: Translation as Art (Scholarly)

By Debra Kelly,Madeleine Renouard

ISBN-10: 1564788865

ISBN-13: 9781564788863

Legendary writer and author John Calder stated of Barbara Wright that she was once "the so much fantastic, conscientious and unique translator of twentieth century French literature." Wright brought to an English-speaking readership and viewers probably the most leading edge French literature of the final hundred years: an international with out Alfred Jarry's Ubu, Raymond Queneau'sZazie, and Robert Pinget's Monsieur Songe scarcely bears pondering. this glorious choice of texts approximately and via Barbara Wright—including paintings through David Bellos, Breon Mitchell, and Nick Wadley, in addition to a formerly unpublished screenplay written and translated via Wright in collaboration with Robert Pinget—begins the paintings of safely commemorating a determine towards whom all of English letters owes an unpayable debt.

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