Prospero's mirror : a translators' portfolio of Latin American short fiction / edited by Ilan Stavans

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Subjects: Short stories, Spanish American
Short stories, Spanish American--Translations into English
Spanish American fiction--20th century
Spanish American fiction--20th century--Translations into English
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Spanish (translated from), Spanish
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Willimantic, CT : Curbstone Press, 1998
LC Classification: P, PQ
Table of Contents: Translation and Identity / Ilan Stavans
Acknowledgments
The Dinner / Alfonso Reyes 5
The Place of Its Solitude / Luisa Valenzuela 21
Letter to Gianfranco / Marco Denevi 39
A Good Mother / Ana Maria Shua 79
Hide the Moon / Jorge Lanata 107
The Music of the Rain / Silvina Ocampo 129
Game of Shadows / Ruben Loza Aguerreberre 145
Incident in the Cordillera / Antonio Benitez-Rojo 161
Perpetual Motion / Augusto Monterroso 181
The Colonels' Last Blast / Jorge Medina Garcia 193
Three Nightmares / Ilan Stavans 211
Three Shots in the Afternoon / Dalton Trevisan 233
Mangoes in January / Jorge Turner 239
In Paracas With Jimmy / Alfredo Bryce Echenique 255
The Crocodile / Felisberto Hernandez 277
The Water-Hyacinths / Jose Carmona Blanco 305
Epilogue / Margaret Sayers Peden 321
Additional Authors: Stavans, Ilan
Notes: LCCN: 97016443
ISBN: 1880684497 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Stories in Spanish with English translation on facing pages
Contents: Translation and identity / by Ilan Stavans -- La cena = The dinner / Alfonso Reyes ; translated by Rick Francis -- El lugar de su quietud = The place of its solitude / Luisa Valenzuela ; translated by Helen R. Lane -- Carta a Gianfranco = Letter to Gianfranco / Marco Denevi ; translated by Alberto Manguel -- Como una buena madre = A good mother / Ana María Shúa ; translated by Dick Gerdes -- Oculten la luna = Hide the moon / Jorge Lanata ; translated by Asa Zatz -- La música de la lluvia = The music of the rain / Silvina Ocampo ; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine -- Coto de Caza = Game of shadows / Rubén Loza Aguerreberre ; translated by Donald A. Yates -- Incidente en la cordillera = Incident in the cordillera / Antonio Benítez-Rojo ; translated by James Maraniss -- Movimiento perpetuo = Perpetual motion / Augusto Monterroso ; translated by Edith Grossman -- La noche clara de los coroneles = The colonels' last blast / Jorge Medina García ; translated by Jo Anne Engelbert -- Tres pesadillas = Three nightmares / Ilan Stavans ; translated by Harry Morales -- Tres tiros na tarde = Three shots in the afternoon / Dalton Trevisan ; translated by Gregory Rabassa -- Mangos de enero = Mangoes in January / Jorge Turner ; translated by Leland H. Chambers -- Con Jimmy en Paracas = In Paracas with Jimmy / Alfredo Bryce Echenique ; translated by Hardie St. Martin -- El cocodrilo = The crocodile / Felisberto Hernández ; translated by Alfred J. MacAdam -- Los camalotes = The water-hyacinths / José Carmona Blanco ; translated by Toby Talbot -- Epilogue / by Margaret Sayers Peden
Physical Description: xxvi, 323 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 36728030
ISBN/ISSN: 1880684497

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