Translating Libya: In Search of the Libyan Short Story

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Part anthology and part travelogue, Translating Libya presents the country through the eyes of seventeen Libyan short story writers and one American diplomat.Intrigued by the apparent absence of 'place' in modern Libyan short fiction, Ethan Chorin, one of the first U.S. diplomats posted to Libya, resolved in 2004 to track down and translate stories that specifically mentioned cities and landmarks in Libya - and then to visit those places, and describe what he encountered there. The result is a mixture of travelogue and ...

Translating Libya: In Search of the Libyan Short Story 2015, Darf Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781850772842

2nd Revised edition

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