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The Best Young Spanish-Language Writers

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Spanish writers Andres Barba and Javier Montes and Granta editor John Freeman discuss the state of fiction in the Spanish-speaking world. Granta’s issue The Best of Young Spanish Language Novelists, showcases of 22 of the finest young writers in the Spanish-speaking world, and includes writers from Spain, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia.

Guests:

Andres Barba, John Freeman and Javier Montes
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Comments [2]

Amy from Manhattan

On translating Shakespeare, do some translators try to preserve a feel for the time period in Spanish, or do they generally translate it directly into modern Spanish?

Feb. 10 2011 12:57 PM
Bobby G from East Village

I really loved The Armies by the Columbian, Evelio Rosero.

Feb. 10 2011 12:47 PM

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