The Ravickians (Dorothy, a Publishing Project)
Renee Gladman

The Ravickians (Dorothy, a Publishing Project)

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The second volume in Gladman’s Ravickian series continues the author’s profound meditation upon translation and the ephemeral. 

The Ravickians narrates the day-long odyssey of Luswage Amini, the Great Ravickian Novelist, who journeys through the city to attend the reading of an old friend. Where the earlier volume, Event Factory, explores Ravicka from the outside, via a visitor’s attempt to understand and interpret that city’s irreducible strangeness, The Ravickians faces the problem of translation from the perspective of an insider who struggles, throughout her account, to make plain the political and personal crises of Ravickian life that she knows to be untranslatable.

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Published by: Dorothy, a publishing project
Pub date: 11/01/2011
Binding type: Paperback
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9780984469321
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    The second volume in Gladman’s Ravickian series continues the author’s profound meditation upon translation and the ephemeral. 

    The Ravickians narrates the day-long odyssey of Luswage Amini, the Great Ravickian Novelist, who journeys through the city to attend the reading of an old friend. Where the earlier volume, Event Factory, explores Ravicka from the outside, via a visitor’s attempt to understand and interpret that city’s irreducible strangeness, The Ravickians faces the problem of translation from the perspective of an insider who struggles, throughout her account, to make plain the political and personal crises of Ravickian life that she knows to be untranslatable.