Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide To Literature In Translation

Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide To Literature In Translation

Contemporary World Fiction: A Guide to Literature in Translation

This much-needed guide to translated literature offers readers the opportunity to hear from, learn about, and perhaps better understand our shrinking world from the perspective of insiders from many cultures and traditions.


• Over 1,000 annotated contemporary world fiction titles, featuring author's name; title; translator; publisher and place of publication; genre/literary style/story type; an annotation; related works by the author; subject keywords; and original language

• 9 introductory overviews about classic world fiction titles

• Extensive bibliographical essays about fiction traditions in other countries

• 5 indexes: annotated authors, annotated titles, translators, nations, and subjects/keywords

Review
"This text, subtitled A Guide to Literature in Translation, offers valuable information on a vast amount of work from Africa, East Asia, the Mediterranean, Russia, Latin America, and elsewhere. For each book covered, the text details common styles and tropes, as well as past reviews." - World Literature Today, Nota Bene

"This is an excellent introductory reference work to contemporary world literature not originally published in English. Dilevko, Keren Dali, and Glenda Garbutt, all affiliated with the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, make no attempt to provide an encyclopedic overview but rather...

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