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The Examined Life

Found in translation

By Joshua Glenn
Globe Staff / October 17, 2004

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TWO WEEKS AGO, when Elfriede Jelinek won the Nobel Prize in Literature, could you blame Americans if we'd never heard of the Austrian writer? As The New York Times reported last summer, many trade publishers and university presses have all but ceased publishing contemporary literature in translation; the US market for it, apparently, is smaller than ever. (Full article: 307 words)

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