This Little Art

This Little Art

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An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’s This Little Art is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing and living with the works of others. Taking her own experience of translating Roland Barthes’s lecture notes as a starting point, the author threads various stories together to give us this portrait of translation as a compelling, complex and intensely… (more)

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This Little Art inherits [Barthes's] unfulfilled desire to write a novel and traces around it a convincing plea for the art of translation—that all writing is, in a way, translation.

Book Details  

Publisher: Fitzcarraldo Editions (September 20, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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