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715. The Boom and Beyond: Translation and Latin American Literature

Tuesday, 12 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Mayfair, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Anna Deeny, Harvard Univ.

1. "Translating Miguel Ángel Asturias's Las Casas: El Obispo de Dios for American Audiences," Gregary Joseph Racz, Long Island Univ., Brooklyn

2. "Borgesian Crossroads: Bible Dissemination, Orality, and the Latin American Postcolonial Condition/Tradition," Benjamin Van Wyke, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ., Indianapolis

3. "The Task of the Piglian Translator," Sergio Waisman, George Washington Univ.

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  • General Literature – Translation

  • Latin American Literature

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