Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2018

216 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786941121

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Translating New York

The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Regina Galasso

Liverpool University Press

Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures LUP

  • The pre-publication version of Translating New York was awarded the 2017 Northeast Modern Language Association Book Award for the best unpublished book-length manuscript on modern language literature
  • Brings together literary texts primarily written in three different languages (English, Spanish, Catalan) by authors from the Iberian Peninsula over the course of almost one hundred years
  • Introduces writers and texts that have been overlooked by literary criticism because of languages choices or subject matter
  • Expands English-speaking audience's awareness of influential writers from the Iberian Peninsula
  • Increases understandings of Iberian literatures by focusing on the continuous role that New York City has played in the development of literary production
  • Discusses the intersections of travel writing and translation in the urban context
  • Looks beyond the physical aspects of a city and presents the ways in which the sounds and languages of a city enter a literary text