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August is Women in Translation Month–a time in which we celebrate and read works in translation by female authors. In appreciation of our women in translation, this week we’re featuring Sofia Khvoshchinskaya’s City Folk and Country Folk. An unsung gem of nineteenth-century Russian literature, City Folk and Country Folk is a satire of Russia’s aristocratic and pseudo-intellectual elites in the 1860s.
Here’s a haiku by Lady Den Sute-Jo (1633-98), translated by Basil Hall Chamberlain, in honor of Women in Translation month. #haiku #womenpoets #womenintranslation #japanese #poetry A post shared by Columbia (@grangersworldofpoetry) on Aug 7, 2018 at 9:13am PDT
“If there’s an English language translation of a book authored by Julia Kristeva, it was likely published by Columbia University Press.” ~ Eric Schwartz In honor of Women in Translation Month, this week, we are featuring the work of Julia Kristeva. Today we are happy to present you with a series of excerpts from books
In honor of Women in Translation Month, this week we are celebrating Julia Kristeva. Today, we are happy to bring you an excerpt from a Times Literary Supplement piece about her impact on literary criticism, psychoanalysis and semiotics. Remember to enter our drawing for a chance to win a copy of The Enchanted Clock! Click here for a full list
Our weekly list of new releases is now available! The Practice of Political Theory Rorty and Continental Thought Clayton Chin Media U How the Need to Win Audiences Has Shaped Higher Education Mark Garrett Cooper and John Marx Queer Terror Life, Death, and Desire in the Settler Colony C. Heike Schotten Smarter New York City