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Volume 88 No. 3, May 2014

The May 2014 double issue of WLT celebrates Argentine/Spanish writer Andrés Neuman, the featured writer of the 2014 Puterbaugh Festival, along with two special sections: “Words from a Dying Planet?” (on international eco-lit) and “From Curiosity to Revelation” (on translation and world literature). Dozens of writers are also featured in the wealth of poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and book reviews throughout the issue, which also offers recommended summer reading lists from WLT’s four editors. Readers are also encouraged to take 5-10 minutes to fill out a brief online survey about the magazine.

Table of Contents

Andrés Neuman: 2014 Puterbaugh Fellow

Words from a Dying Planet? International Eco-lit

Translation & World Literature

  • Web Exclusive Content ESSAY: Not Altogether an Illusion: Translation and Translucence in the Work of Burton Watson
  • ESSAY: “Translating Rilke” by Michael Wood
  • ESSAY: “Crafting a Feminist Dalit Consciousness in Translation” by Christi A. Merrill
  • EXCERPT: Two excerpts from Doubly Cursed by Kausalya Baisantry
  • INTERVIEW: Translating the Paper Republic: A Conversation with Eric Abrahamsen by Andrea Lingenfelter
  • INTERVIEW: The Author as Self-Translator: A Conversation with Syed Manzoorul Islam by Rifat Munim

FICTION

POETRY

IN EVERY ISSUE

International Crime & Mystery

  • Another Grand Master for Oklahoma: Carolyn G. Hart Joins the List of Mystery’s Greatest

BOOK REVIEWS