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Sylvia Molloy on Reading Bilingual

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    Argentine novelist & critic Sylvia Molloy on Reading Bilingual: Reflections on Cultural Encounters.

    Argentine novelist and critic Sylvia Molloy on Reading Bilingual: Reflections on Cultural Encounters.

    Molloy  is the author of two novels "En breve cárcel" (1981) -- translated as "Certificate of Absence" (1989) -- and "El común olvido" (2002), and has also written a collection of short prose pieces, Varia imaginación (2003). Her critical work includes La Diffusion de la littérature hispano-américaine en France au XXe siècle (1972), Las letras de Borges (1979), At Face Value: Autobiographical Writing in Spanish America (1991) and edited volumes such as Hispanisms and Homosexualities (1998) and Poéticas de la distancia. Adentro y afuera de la literatura argentina (2006).

    *Holds the Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities
    *Has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation
    *Has served as President of the Modern Language Association of America
    *Holds an honorary degree in Humane Letters from Tulane University.
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