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Poetry Caribbean & Latin American

Vesuvius

by (author) Zulmira Ribeiro Tavares

translated by Hugh Hazelton

Publisher
Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.
Initial publish date
Jun 2015
Category
Caribbean & Latin American
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894987813
    Publish Date
    Jun 2015
    List Price
    $20.00

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This is a translation of a noted Brazilan poet and novelist, by Governor General award-winning translator Hugh Hazelton. Travares' work has been translated into Italian and German, but this is her first poetry to appear in English. The book will contain an introduction to the poet, and will be presented as a facing-page translation.

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Hugh Hazelton is a Montreal writer and translator who specializes in the comparison of Canadian and Quebec literatures with those of Latin America. He has written four books of poetry and translates from Spanish, French and Portuguese into English; his translation of Vétiver, a book of poems by Joël Des Rosiers, won the Governor General’s Literary Award for French-English translation in 2006. He is a professor emeritus of Spanish at Concordia University in Montreal and former co-director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre. In 2016 he won the Linda Gaboriau Award for his work on behalf of literary translation in Canada.

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