Javier Marias's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Javier Marias's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

by Gareth J. Wood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199651337
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/05/2012
Series: Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Gareth J. Wood studied Spanish and Portuguese at St Peter's College, Oxford, where he also completed a Master of Studies in European Languages and a doctorate in Spanish Literature. He is a lecturer in Post-1800 Spanish Literature at University College London. He lives with his partner and two children in Leicestershire.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
List of abbreviated titles of Marias's works
Introduction
1. An overview of a career in translation
2. The Why? and the How?
3. Sterne challenges
4. Following the precedent: Marias's Shandean novel
5. Competing with illustrious forerunners: Browne, Borges, and 158 Bioy Casares
6. Browne, El siglo, and the depiction of tyranny
7. The continuing presence of Browne
9. i.Tu rostro manana: a novel of our times ii. Translation and palimpsest in Tu rostro manana
8. Nabokov
Bibliography
Conclusion

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