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530. Translation and World Literature

Thursday, 7 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Columbia, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Sevinc Turkkan, State Univ. of New York, Brockport

1. "The Formation of an Early Modern Transcultural Narrative Aesthetic in China," Geraldine Fiss, Univ. of Southern California

2. "Translating More Than Windmills: Lessons from El Quijote," Kathryn A. Radford, McGill Univ.

3. "Two or Three Ideas: Translating Grzegorz Wróblewski's Kopenhaga," Piotr Gwiazda, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County

Responding: David Damrosch, Harvard Univ.

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  • General Literature – Translation

  • Comparative Literature – General

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