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Essays Two: On Proust, Translation, Foreign Languages, and the City of Arles

Author: Lydia Davis.

Essays Two: On Proust, Translation, Foreign Languages, and the City of Arles

Author: Lydia Davis.

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Item #: D33174
Format: Paperback
Pages: 592
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781250858825
Consistently praised for her unique short stories, Lydia Davis collects here her writings on her very successful second profession: the art of translation. In these essays, Davis comments on her experience translating Proust and Flaubert. With creativity and wit, Davis also recounts an extended visit to the French city of Arles, and writes about reading Tom ... More
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Consistently praised for her unique short stories, Lydia Davis collects here her writings on her very successful second profession: the art of translation. In these essays, Davis comments on her experience translating Proust and Flaubert. With creativity and wit, Davis also recounts an extended visit to the French city of Arles, and writes about reading Tom Sawyer in Spanish, translating Laurence Sterne into contemporary English, and learning Norwegian and Dutch through reading and translation.


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