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Don Quixote: A New Translation by Edith Grossman

Don Quixote: A New Translation by Edith Grossman

Don Quixote: A New Translation by Edith Grossman by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Edith Grossman

Don Quixote: A New Translation by Edith Grossman



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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780060934347
Page: 992


The new translation by Edith Grossman is excellent. If you haven't read it, drop everything and start now. The book in question is Why Translation Matters by Edith Grossman, one of the widely acclaimed Spanish translators in the West, whose translation of Don Quixote is both masterpiece and bestseller. This paper makes an analysis of nine book reviews on Western Medias such as New York Review of Books, Sunday Times, The Smart Set”, Global & Mail, The Telegraph, Open Letter Monthly, National Post, Complete Review and The Australian in March and July 2010. The latter is the much-heralded Edith Grossman translation, published by HarperCollins in 2003, the same year I finished my master's degree at St. John's, Annapolis and made a mental note to read the Spanish classic when I had the time. The Department of Her 2003 translation of Cervantes's Don Quixote has been praised as one of the finest English renditions of that masterpiece. 2010 Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and renowned translator Edith Grossman spoke at Americas Society for a celebration of the author's latest novel. Brooke Hauser, author of The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens. Presented by the Americas Society and Farrar, Straus and Giroux as part of Carnegie Hall's New York citywide “Voices From Latin America” festival. It is a beautiful, hilarious, brilliant masterpiece. Edith Grossman is one of the English-language's most renowned translators, having translated key works by Nobel laureates Gabriel García Márquez and Mario Vargas Llosa.

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