If This Be Treason, Translation and Its Dyscontents, A Memoir

By: Rabassa, Gregory

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Near fine copy of first edition in near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Production glue wrinkle in front pastedown, else fine. Dust jacket price-clipped, else fine. 189 pages. Wonderful memoir of the most famous translator of Latin American literature into English. Rabassa's literary journey from his youth through his most recent work translated but not yet published. This autobiographical memoir is structured with chapters based on Rabassa's knowlege of and relationship with the famous and lesser known writers he has translated. Must have book for those who enjoy Latin American literature in translation, but also would interest those fans of the literature in the original Spanish and Portuguese. We specialize in Latin American literature in translation.

Title: If This Be Treason, Translation and Its Dyscontents, A Memoir

Author Name: Rabassa, Gregory

Categories: Modern Firsts, Latin American Literature in Translation, Biography, Writing Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, New Directions: 2005

ISBN Number: 0-8112-1619-5

ISBN Number 13: 9780811216197

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 001659

Keywords: Biography, Autobiography, Latin American Literature, Modern Firsts