Advanced Literary Translation

Practice in the translation of literary works from another language into English supplemented by the reading and analysis of standard works. Criticism by professionals and talented peers encourages the student’s growth as both creator and reader of literature. Students must be fluent in their chosen language.

Reading/Writing assignments:
One manuscript per week submitted. Reading of other students’ submissions in advance of the workshop in which they are to be discussed. Other assigned readings and exercises. 60-80 pages of reading per week.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Students must apply submitting a writing sample of 3-4 pages of translations and a paragraph describing their interest in the author(s) included in the sample, noting any previous experience with the genre. PREREQUISITES: CWR 205 Introductory Translation. Please note this course cannot be audited and is not open to Freshmen.

Application required.



C01 - Jhumpa Lahiri

Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:50 am


Jhumpa Lahiri