River in an Ocean: Essays on Translation (Paperback)

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River in an Ocean: Essays on Translation (Paperback)

By Nuzhat Abbas (Editor)


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"Translation, here, is decolonial feminist work."
- from the Foreword by Fran oise Verg's.

What are the histories, constraints, and possibilities of language in relation to bodies, origins, land, colonialism, gender, war, displacement, desire, and migration?

Moving across genres, memories, belongings, and borders, these luminous essays by poets, writers, and translators invite us to consider translation as a form of ethical and political love - one that requires attentive regard of an other - and a making and unmaking of self.

Contributors include: Khairani Barokka, Yasmine Haj, Otoniya J. Okot Bitek, Nedra Rodrigo, Suneela Mubayi, Iryn Tushabe, Gopika Jadeja, Rahat Kurd, Geetha Sukumaran, Norah Alkharashi, and Lisa Ndejuru.

Product Details ISBN: 9781775256748
ISBN-10: 177525674X
Publisher: Trace Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2023
Pages: 228
Language: English