BonJour India: Translating French Literature to Indian Languages

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Annie Montaut, Leila Slimani, Sam Miller, Chinmoy Guha, Michèle Albaret-Maatsch, Namita Gokhale, and Renuka George in conversation with Nicolas Idier Followed by Romain Rolland Prize presented by Leila Slimani By Bhavika Bhuwalka, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   The closing session of Jaipur BookMark started with Monica Singh, a French teacher and translator, receiving… Read more »

Language, Identity and Translation

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Anna Cecilia Moulton, Annie Montaut, Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones, Han Yujoo, Mridula Nath Chakroborty and Tara June Winch in conversation with Sudeep Sen by Archita Mittra, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Is every language system a universe in itself? How much of one’s identity is linked to the culture one is born into, or… Read more »

ये जो इतिहास है…

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By Urmila Gupta, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger ज़ी जयपुर साहित्योत्सव के तीसरे दिन “इतिहास : ट्रांसलेटिंग हिस्टोरिकल फिक्शन” ने ‘इतिहास कल्पना’ की श्रेणी पर कई सवालों का जवाब ढूंढने की कोशिश की| सत्र में चर्चा के लिए मौजूद थे अभिजीत कोठारी, रीटा कोठारी और विक्रांत पांडे, जिनके साथ चर्चा की त्रिदिप सुहृद ने|… Read more »

At Home in the World


Angélica Freitas, Eka Kurniawan, Kyoko Yoshida, Vivek Shanbhag and Yassmin Abdel-Magied in conversation with Helena Kennedy, introduced by Sunil Buch   By Sitamsini Cherukumalli, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   ‘The most important thing for me is the translation of unsaid things,’ began Vivek Shanbagh, author of the acclaimed Kannada novel Ghachar Ghochar…. Read more »

Lost in Translation


Deborah Smith, Paulo Lemos Horta, Radha Chakravarty and Sholeh Wolpé in conversation with Adam Thirlwell Presented by Harvard University Press   By Arjun Bhatia, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   With increasing discussion on the significance of world literature and the need for giving marginalized voices a bigger platform, the role of literary translators… Read more »

The Tamil Story


Imayam Annamalai, Kannan Sundaram, Perumal Murugan, and Subhashree Krishnaswamy in conversation with Sudha Sadhanand   By Rushati Mukherjee, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   The short story in Tamil has had a much briefer history than the poem or the novel; it was created through the influence of European literature and then subsumed… Read more »

Jaipur BookMark: Inaugural Session


Keynote Address: On the Art of Publishing by Roberto Calasso Launch of Global Translation Rights Catalogue 2017   Her Excellency Harinder Sidhu (Australian High Commissioner to India), Namita Gokhale, Sanjoy K. Roy, Neeta Gupta, and Aditi Maheshwari-Goyal   By Harish Alagappa, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 Blogger   Over the last three years, Jaipur… Read more »