Translating Myself and Others

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Product Details

Price
$21.95  $20.41
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.7 X 0.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780691231167

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About the Author

Jhumpa Lahiri teaches creative writing and literary translation at Princeton University, where she is director of the Program in Creative Writing. A writer in both English and Italian, she is the author of Interpreter of Maladies, which won the Pulitzer Prize, and the editor of The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories. She has translated three novels by Domenico Starnone into English.

Reviews

One of Lit Hub's Most Anticipated Books of the Year
[Translating Myself and Others] movingly describes [Lahiri's] history with translation from her experiences as an immigrant child . . . to her early literary-translation efforts and her eventual decision to move to Rome and learn Italian.-- "Vulture.com"
One of VULTURE'S 49 Books We Can't Wait to Read
A scrupulously honest and consistently thoughtful love letter to 'the most intense form of reading...there is.'-- "Kirkus Reviews, starred review"
Lahiri explores her relationship with literature, translation, and the English and Italian languages in this exhilarating collection. . . . Lucid and provocative, this is full of rewarding surprises.-- "Publishers Weekly, starred review"