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Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Regina Galasso

Abstract

The cultural production of Spanish-speaking New York is closely linked to the Caribbean and to Latin America at large, but the city also plays a pivotal role in the work of a host of authors from the Iberian Peninsula, writing in Spanish, Catalan, and English. In many cases, their New York City texts have marked their careers and the history of their national literatures. Drawing from a variety of genres, Translating New York recovers cultural narratives occluded by single linguistic or national literary histories, and proposes that reading these texts through the lens of translation unveils n ... More

Keywords: New York City, Spanish Literature, Translation, City in Literature, Multilingual Writing, Travel Writing, Felipe Alfau, José Moreno Villa, Julio Camba, Josep Pla

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786941121
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Regina Galasso, author