Christopher Columbus, His Own (Oversize) Book of Privileges, 1502

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Papal decree granting Castile sovereignty over the Indies
Rome, June 1493
Translated by Helen Nader, 1996. Alternative translations [in brackets] by George F. Barwick, 1893.

(1) In the name of God, amen. This is a transcript well and faithfully copied from a document written on parchment [written on parchment of skin] in the Latin language, embossed with a red [coloured] wax seal, placed in a…

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"Translation is dead. Long live translation!"

Translation is dead. Long live translation!

After my interview with Ilan Stavans for Biblioklept (Part 1; Part 2), I began working with him on Words in Transit: The Cultures of Translation, a year-long ‘festival’ of translation taking place at Amherst College. Events include a series of talks with translators, a Translation Film Series at the nearby cinema, a performance of monologues by ELL students, theatre and music performances, and…

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"Latin Americans have become contemporaries with the rest of the world" | A Conversation with Ilan Stavans (Part 2)This is the 2nd part of my conversation with Ilan Stavans about The Plain in Flames, his…View Post

"Latin Americans have become contemporaries with the rest of the world" | A Conversation with Ilan Stavans (Part 2)

This is the 2nd part of my conversation with Ilan Stavans about The Plain in Flames, his…

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Word Index from James Joyce’s Ulysses: From “Catheter” to “‘cello”
From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.
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Word Index from James Joyce’s Ulysses: From “Catheter” to “‘cello”

From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.

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Word Index from James Joyce’s Ulysses: From “Daybreak” to “Debts”
From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.
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Word Index from James Joyce’s Ulysses: From “Daybreak” to “Debts”

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Foreign Words and Phrases (from “Indiges” to “Mahamanvantara”) in James Joyce’s Ulysses
From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.
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Foreign Words and Phrases (from “Indiges” to “Mahamanvantara”) in James Joyce’s Ulysses

From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.

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Money Expressions in James Joyce’s Ulysses
From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.
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Money Expressions in James Joyce’s Ulysses

From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.

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Numbers and Symbols in James Joyce’s Ulysses
 
From Miles L. Hanley’s Word Index to James Joyce’s Ulysses.
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Numbers and Symbols in James Joyce’s Ulysses

 

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Wayne Thiebaud - Park Place, 1993

Wayne Thiebaud - Park Place, 1993

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Coloma Ridge - Wayne Thiebaud, 1967-68

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Coloma Ridge - Wayne Thiebaud, 1967-68

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