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281. Comparative Translation Strategies and the Market for Foreign Literature

Sunday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Parlor C, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Jennifer Croft, Northwestern Univ.

1. "Order Matters: Wislava Szymborska in Hebrew Translation," Efrat Bloom, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. "Translating Voodoo: Market Strategies for French-Caribbean Fiction in the United States and the Netherlands," Krista Slagle, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

3. "Is Bad Press Good Press? Scandal and the Marketplace for Literature in Translation," Corine Tachtiris, Hampshire Coll.

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  • General Literature – Translation

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

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