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by Linda Coverdale,Lyonel Trouillot,Edwidge Danticat,René Philoctète
I read the novel both in French and English - and Linda Coverdale's translation is, in its own right, as dazzling and as unexpected a jewel as that of Philoctète's text.
Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). I read the novel both in French and English - and Linda Coverdale's translation is, in its own right, as dazzling and as unexpected a jewel as that of Philoctète's text. The staccato rhythm of her sentences, the amazing verbal invention of her translation, the roller-coasting mastery of her syntax and connotations, the depth of her understanding even the most fluttering vacillation of punning meanings make her translation not just a work of art, but an amazingly loving tribute and homage to the author - the perfection of which puts us French to shame
by René Philoctète & translated by Linda Coverdale. Philoctète’s work is not an easy read; although dense with footnotes, for those unfamiliar with the history of the Dominican Republic, the story will remain somewhat opaque. Pub Date: Nov. 30th, 2005.
by René Philoctète & translated by Linda Coverdale.
Edwidge Danticat, Preface, in René Philoctète, Massacre River, trans. René Philoctète, Massacre River, trans. Linda Coverdale (New York: New Directions Books, 2005 ), 21. oogle Scholar. Linda Coverdale ( New York: New Directions Books, 2005 ), . 3. 5. See Frank Moya Pons, The Dominican Republic: A National History ( Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener Publishers, 1998 .
Fiction by René Philoctète. Translated by Linda Coverdale. With a contribution by Edwidge Danticat. René Philoctète's Massacre River is a hair-raising roller-coaster ride, a feat of literary prestidigitation, a moving and enduring work by one of Haiti's under-recognized master writers.
The Farming of Bones begins in 1937 in a village on the Dominican side of the river that separates the country from Haiti.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. The Farming of Bones begins in 1937 in a village on the Dominican side of the river that separates the country from Haiti. Amabelle Desir, Haitian-born and a faithful maidservant to the Dominican family that took her in when she was orphaned, and her love. Anacaona: Golden Flower, Haiti, 1490.
His novel Massacre River about the Parsley massacre was translated into English by Linda Coverdale and published by New Directions in 2005.
René Philoctète (1932-1995) was a Haitian poet. Born in Jérémie, some of his most notable poems are Saison des hommes (1960), which was also his first published poem, Les Tambours du Soleil (1962), and Ces Iles qui Marchent (1969). His novel Massacre River about the Parsley massacre was translated into English by Linda Coverdale and published by New Directions in 2005.
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A moving reflection on a subject that touches us all, by the bestselling author of Claire of the Sea Light. The book moves outward from the shock of her mother's diagnosis and sifts through Danticat's writing life and personal history, all the while shifting fluidly from examples that range from Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude to Toni Morrison's Sula.
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Flag as Inappropriate. His novel Massacre River was translated into English by Linda Coverdale and published by New Directions in 2005.
Flag as Inappropriate. It is noted for its lucid metaphors and experimental prose and features a preface by Edwidge Danticat and an introduction by Lyonel Trouillot.
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