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A to Z of Literary Translation Words without Borders 2008 Spotlight

The A to Z of Literary Translation was posted on the Words without Borders blog in instalments from February to May 2008, and was circulated at the Masters Class in Translation Studies which Alane Mason […]

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Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (3) Explorations

Part 3 of a 3-part feature, Dreaming of Outer Mongolia about a research trip when book doctoring The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and Betrayal in Mongolia by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt, a sweeping work […]

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Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (2) Explorations

Part 2 of a 3-part feature, Dreaming of Outer Mongolia about a research trip when book doctoring The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and Betrayal in Mongolia by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt, a sweeping work […]

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Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (1) Explorations

Part 1 of a 3-part feature, Dreaming of Outer Mongolia about a research trip when book doctoring The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and Betrayal in Mongolia by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt, a sweeping work […]

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What Makes a European? Jane McLoughlin, Observer 1971 BB Archive

Jane McLoughlin’s feature, published in The Observer in 1971, is based on an interview with a childhood family influencer of mine: my late uncle was both very British and very internationalist in spirit. When interviewing […]

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Lolita Vladimir Nabokov Explorations

“Lolita was rejected by four American publishers in 1954; published in Paris by The Olympia Press, September 1955; banned by the French government, December 1956; found “not objectionable” by U. S. Customs, February 1957; back […]

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The Boom in Literary Festivals Spotlight

Literary Festivals are a key component of book promotion. Gone are the days when an author’s book promotion was simply about having a launch party, doing a few press and radio interviews, some bookshop signings […]