Delos: A Journal of Translation and World Literature is now in its third series. Its editorial staff are from the University of Florida, as are many of those serving on its board and realizing each new volume. We welcome contributions from anywhere in the world.
 

Delos, if you … have the temple of far-shooting Apollo, all men will bring you hecatombs and gather here, and incessant savor of rich sacrifice will always arise, and you will feed those who dwell in you from the hand of strangers.

— Homeric Hymn to Delian Apollo 51–60

Vol. 35 No. 2 (2020): Fall 2020

Published: 2020-12-30

Preface

Hal H. Rennert, Judy Shoaf

v–vi

Abstract

Business as usual in the face of more than 257,000 fellow Americans dying
from the coronavirus?—the business of editing Delos, a...

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Bottom's Up

The Translator's Toast

J. Kates

119–127

Abstract

I was writing poems before I was translating poems, and I write poems still. I am a translator because I am a poet, not because I am a linguist....

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Poetry Translation from a Tonal Language (Vietnamese) to a Non-Tonal Language (English)

Andrea Hoa Pham

128–140

Abstract

In this essay, as a bilingual speaker as well as a poet and linguist, I will share some issues involved in the translation of a bilingual...

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Six Poems

Astrid Cabral; Alexis Levitin (Translator)

141–152

Abstract

Astrid Cabral is a leading Brazilian poet and environmentalist who grew up in Manaus, on the Amazon River. She is the translator of Thoreau’s...

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Five Poems

Vladimir Gandelsman; Olga Livshin, Andrew Janco (Translator)

153–166

Abstract

Vladimir Gandelsman was born in 1948 in Leningrad. His poetry written
during the Soviet period was intended for the literary underground....

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Five Poems

Traian T. Coșovei; Adam J. Sorkin, Andreea Iulia Scridon (Translator)

167–178

Abstract

Traian T. Coșovei (1954–2014) was a Romanian poet of the ’80s generation. He was a founding member of the “Cenaclul de Luni” literary circle, a...

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Five Poems

Khal Torabully; Nancy Naomi Carlson (Translator)

179–184

Abstract

Khal Torabully is a prize-winning Mauritian author writing in French. The poems here are from Cale d’étoiles: Coolitude (2015); the...

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Six Poems from "Drafts of Love"

Souad Labbize; Susanna Lang, Kay Heikkinen (Translator)

185–192

Abstract

Born in Algeria in 1965, Souad Labbize lived in Germany and Tunisia before moving to Toulouse, France, where she teaches. She has published a...

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The Alexandrite: A Natural Fact in a Mystical Light

Nikolai Leskov; Richard Lee Pierre (Translator)

193–207

Encyclopedia

Luigi Malerba; Anna Chiafele, Lisa Pike (Translator)

208–213

On Saturdays

Dina Rubina; Mary Carol Davison, Valeria Z. Nollan (Translator)

214–226

x, y, z

Carolina Tobar; Denise Kripper (Translator)

227–232

Contemporary Approaches to Translation Theory and Practice edited by Robert A. Valdeón

Sergey Tyulenev

223–236

Abstract

Robert A. Valdeón, ed. Contemporary Approaches to Translation Theory and Practice. London and New York: Routledge, 2019. 165 pages.

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"Vladimir Mayakovsky" and Other Poems by Vladimir Mayakovsky, translated by James Womack

Ainsley Morse

237–241

Abstract

Vladimir Mayakovsky. “Vladimir Mayakovsky” and Other Poems. Translated by James Womack. Manchester: Fyfield/Carcanet, 2016. 239 pages.

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Mikhail Bulgakov: The Life and Times by Marietta Chudakova, translated by Huw Davies

Timothy D. Sergay

242–250

Abstract

Marietta Chudakova. Mikhail Bulgakov: The Life and Times. Translated by Huw Davies, introduction by J. A. E. Curtis. London: Glagoslav...

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Years I Walked at Your Side by Mordechai Geldman, translated by Tsipi Keller

Dror Abend-David

251–253

Abstract

Mordechai Geldman. Years I Walked at Your Side. Translated by Tsipi Keller. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2018. 192...

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A Guide to Bible Translation. People, Languages, and Topics edited Philip A. Noss and Charles S. Houser

Otto Johnston

254–258

Abstract

Philip A. Noss and Charles S. Houser, eds. A Guide to Bible Translation. People, Languages, and Topics. Swindon, UK: Xulon Press, 2019....

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