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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Making Oneself Foreign
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In a 'world obsessed with bestsellers', Brian Castro sees foreign literature in translation as a key to rejuvenating and extending literature and culture.


  • Shortened and revised version of the Macgeorge Fellow Public Lecture, 'Parleying Apocalypse: The Death of the Novel and the Decline of Contempt' delivered on 24 May 2005 at the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic.

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin On Translation; Tongues : Translation: Only Connect vol. 64 no. 4 2005 Z1232796 2005 periodical issue 2005 pg. 4-14

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