Clarice Lispector: New Translations

New Directions to publish a series of new English translations
Clarice Lispector. Photo: Claudia Andujar
Publishers Weekly announce new translations of Clarice Lispector's writing (link via Ready Steady Book): 'Clarice Lispector (1920-1977) was a beloved Brazilian novelist whose contantly surprising, experimental prose was beloved by mid-century English-language writers like Elizabeth Bishop, but little known to general readers in the U.S. and U.K., due to the fact that, according to Lispector biographer Benjamin Moser, the published English translations do not give a good representation of the qualities of her work. But that is likely to change due to a series of new translations of many of her books published simultaneously by New Directions in the U.S. and Penguin Classics in the U.K., and edited by Moser.' [Read More]

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