The GLLI graciously gave over their blog to me for the month of April so I could highlight SF in translation. Here’s the wrap-up post with all of the links: enjoy!
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This page just scratches the surface of all the Romanian speculative fiction that needs to be translated into English. If you have a story/novel/collection/anthology to suggest, include it in the comments. In the Year 4000 or A Voyage to Venus (1898) by Victor Anestin “Set in the 4th millennium when two scientists build a
Award-winning Italian author Clelia Farris’s collection, Creative Surgery (translated from the Italian by myself and Jennifer Delare) came out a few months ago from Rosarium Publishing and is getting some much-deserved attention (I know, I’m biased! But really, her work is fantastic). Here are links to four reviews: Publishers Weekly starred
Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) Eliade was a historian of (comparative) religion and the author of some of the most important works in the field. He studied at the University of Calcutta from 1928-1931, and from 1956-1986, Eliade was Professor of the History of Religion at the University of Chicago. Considered a “mainstream” writer who wrote science
Legends from Vamland by Vladimir Colin, translated/edited by Luiza Carol (Center for Romanian Studies, 2001). “Legends from Vamland is a beautiful story about the human struggle with fear. In telling his tale, the author blends together Romanian legends and myths with those of cultures from around the world. …The work is intended as one