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Javier Marías's Debt to Translation
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Gareth Wood
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Javier Marías has explained many times that working as a translator of literary works from English into Spanish helped shape him as a writer. This study explores those claims by analysing two things: firstly, his translations themselves; and secondly, seeing how those translations have left discernible traces in his own
Javier Marías's Debt to Translation
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Gareth J. Wood
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is a book about translation and literary influence. It takes as its subject Spain's most important contemporary novelist, Javier Marías (1951-), who worked as a literary translator for a significant portion of his early career. Since then, he has maintained that translation had a crucial impact on the development
The Fictional World of Javier Marías
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Marta Pérez-Carbonell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-06 - Publisher: BRILL

The Fictional World of Javier Marías examines the origin and meaning of uncertainty in the key works of Spain’s leading contemporary novelist by engaging with the many language-related issues common to his narrative.
Rewriting Franco’s Spain
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Samuel O’Donoghue
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-18 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press

Rewriting Franco’s Spain proposes a new reading of some of the most culturally significant and closely studied works of Spanish memory fiction from the past seventy years. This book explores how the work of the French writer Marcel Proust has shaped the ways Spanish novelists write about the Spanish Civil
Experiments in Life-Writing
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Lucia Boldrini, Julia Novak
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: Springer

This volume examines innovative intersections of life-writing and experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries, bringing together scholars and practicing biographers from several disciplines (Modern Languages, English and Comparative Literature, Creative Writing). It covers a broad range of biographical, autobiographical, and hybrid practices in a variety of national literatures,