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Articles with keyword "Translation"

Lev Tolstoy, 1908

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Done with Tolstoy

Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.

The hero of Gilgamesh ruled the ancient city of Uruk circa 2750 BCE.

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Lessons from a Demigod

Gilgamesh was a brutal tyrant who foolishly tried to defeat death.

Plaque with face of Stefan Zeromski

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Żeromski the Magnificent!

The novelist who captured Polish life even as it was changing

Book jacket for "Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch"

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Lorca, American Style

In spite of generations of poets and translators' efforts to categorize Federico García Lorca, his talent remains untamed.

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Found in Translation

About soldiers-turned-defendants, a novelist-turned-interpreter, and French-turned-English.

open King James Bible

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The Everlasting Bible

New translations of the Bible have sought to make it accessible to everyone.

Dante Alighieri

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Of Circles, Terraces, and Spheres

A little rusty on the Dante you read as an undergraduate? Like to brush up a bit on some points in the Inferno, like that “mal” something?

The Great Mosque of Cordoba

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Thieves of Pleasure

A vicious fraternal war rewards Alfonso VI with the artistic and poetic treasures of al-Andalus.

Mo Yan

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The Real Mo Yan

The renowned Chinese novelist talks with NEH Chairman Jim Leach.