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Alfabet/Alphabet

a memoir of a first language

alfabet / alphabet is the record of Sadiqa de Meijer’s transition from speaking Dutch to English. Exploring questions of identity, landscape, family, and translation, the essays navigate … 160 View
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Imagined Truths

Myths from a Draft-Dodging Poet

Memory is not only selective, it’s an amazing liar, con artist and spin doctor. History is what we choose to remember about the past in order to justify the present. Richard Lemm grew up in … 272 View
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My Mother, My Translator

In 2008, Jaspreet Singh made a pact with his mother. He would gladly give her the go-ahead to publish her significantly altered translation of a story from his … 280 View

The Wheel of Things

A Biography of Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery is Canada’s best-known writer of children’s fiction. Anne of Green Gables — in print, film, television or on stage — captures people’s imaginations as easily now as it did … View
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accent/accent

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This chapter is a reflection the author’s mother’s Dutch lessons. 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

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My Mother, My Translator

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Recounts the story of Singh’s mother translating his first collection of short stories into Punjabi. Their trust over the translation of the fourteenth story prompted Singh to push his … 11 $1.10 Add
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Preface and Acknowledgements

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Beginnings

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bitter/bitter

From: Alfabet/Alphabet

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A poem in Dutch and English 2 $0.20 Add
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The All-American Boy

From: Imagined Truths

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The author relates his early life/childhood in America. 26 $2.60 Add
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Unfinished

From: My Mother, My Translator

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Reveals that Singh’s mother passed away before finishing her memoir, prompting him to undertake a new project. 1 $0.10 Add
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chronisch/chronic

From: Alfabet/Alphabet

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This chapter explores what Dutch sounds like to English speakers. 4 $0.40 Add
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Passport to fairyland

From: The Wheel of Things

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Some Photons

From: My Mother, My Translator

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A poem about eyes. 1 $0.10 Add
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The Wild West

From: Imagined Truths

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The author discusses his family history, American history, and myth-making. 10 $1.00 Add