Category Archive: Translation Tuesdays

Translation Tuesdays: Abahn Sabana David, by Marguerite Duras @ NYJB

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“Abahn Sabana David” by Marguerite Duras is “a fable about ideological extremism under an avant-garde skin.”

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Translation Tuesdays: The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers, by Fouad Laroui @ NYJB

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Fouad Laroui casts his eye on Morocco’s dour political legacy with the scalpel-like precision of a social satirist.

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Commonplace Book/Translation Tuesdays: Elias Canetti on minds and monsters

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Compelling passages, notable quotables, bon mots, disjecta, ephemera, and miscellany. I admire those very broad people who through the decades become broader and broader yet do not give in. But the unyieldingly narrow… Continue reading

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Translation Tuesdays: Murder Most Serene, by Gabrielle Wittkop @ NYJB

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Venice, renown the world over for its beauty and riches, becomes the setting for Gabrielle Wittkop’s Murder Most Serene. The slim novella opens in the latter days of the Serene Republic of Venice,… Continue reading

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Translation Tuesdays: H, by Philippe Sollers

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Along with “Ulysses” and Beckett’s “Three Novels,” “H” can take its place in the permanent avant-garde.

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Translation Tuesdays: Of Earth and in Hell, by Thomas Bernhard @ NYJB

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“Of Earth and in Hell” by Thomas Bernhard represents “a fascinating peek into the genesis of Austria’s controversial literary figure.”.

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Commonplace Book/Translation Tuesday: Paul Celan and Writing Beyond Humanity

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A poem by Paul Celan from the new translation by Pierre Joris.

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Translation Tuesdays: 4 Non-English Works About Drag Queens

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Four Non-English Novels about Drag Queens: so begins MP Johnson Week at The Driftless Area Review.

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Translation Tuesdays: Louis XXX, by Georges Bataille

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With Louis XXX, Georges Bataille explores the dark territory between art and pornography.

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The Driftless Area Review End of Year Report

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A roundup of events of the past year and what to look forward to next year.

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