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- DescriptionExplores the language and psyche of a writer forced to wander. This title answers essential questions on censorship and on linguistic roots. It unravels the relationship of the mother tongue to the difficulties of translation.
- Author BiographyNorman Manea is Francis Flournoy Professor of European Culture and writer-in-residence at Bard College. Deported from his native Romania to a Ukrainian concentration camp during World War Two, he was again forced to leave Romania in 1986, no longer safe under an intolerant Communist dictatorship. Since arriving in the West he has received many important awards, including, in 2016, Romania's highest distinction, the the Presidential Order The Romanian Star in the highest level, of Great Officer. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in New York City.
- Author(s)Norman Manea
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication31/05/2012
- Series TitleThe Margellos World Republic of Letters
- Place of PublicationNew Haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Weight386 g
- Width156 mm
- Height196 mm
- Spine23 mm
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