In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States

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Multilingual literature defies simple translation. Beginning with this insight, Brian Lennon examines the resistance multilingual literature offers to book publication itself. In readings of G. V. Desanis All about H. Hatterr, Anthony Burgesss A Clockwork Orange, Christine Brooke-Roses Between, Eva Hoffmans Lost in Translation, Emine Sevgi zdamars Mutterzunge, and Orhan Pamuks Istanbul, among other works, Lennon shows how nationalized literary print culture inverts the values of a transnational age, reminding us that works ...

In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States 2010, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816665020

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In Babel's Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States 2010, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816665013

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