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Susan Bernofsky writes about the history, theory and practice of literary translation, particularly in the German-speaking world, as well as modernist and contemporary literature.





In Translation: Translators on Their Work And What It Means

This anthology co-edited with Esther Allen collects essays by many of the most respected transaltors working today.
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Foreign Words: Translator-Authors In The Age Of Goethe

This study of the dramatic technical and aesthetic advances in literary translation techniques in the context of late-18th-century Germany concentrates on the work of major authors Hölderlin, Kleist and Goethe.
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Robert Walser: Clairvoyant of the Small

Supported by grants from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Lannan Foundation, and the Leon Levy Center for Biography.