Lives in Translation
Bilingual Writers on Identity and Creativity
Edited by Isabelle de Courtivron
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Lives in Translation by Isabelle de Courtivron
Book DescriptionMany writers work in a language other than their mother tongue. In this collection, writers explore the role that bilingualism has played in their creative lives and their sense of self. Contributors include Anita Desai, Ariel Dorfman, Eva Hoffman, Nuala Ni Dhomnail, Ilan Stavans, Assia Djebar and Yoko Tawanda.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230610705
(216mm x 140mm x 1mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-May-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Isabelle de Courtivron
Anita Desai Assia Djebar Ariel Dorfman Shirley Geok-lin Lim Eva hoffman Nancy Huston Sylvia Malloy Nuala Ni Dhomnail Jose F.A. Oliver LeIla Sebbar Anton Shammas Ilan Stavans Yoko Tawada Isabelle de Courtivron
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