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. 38 No. 2 (2023)

Published: 2024-03-19


Ben Hebblethwaite, Gabriele Belletti, Richard Gray



Preface to Delos Volume 38, Number 2, Fall 2023

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Call for Chapters for an Edited Volume Published by a US-Based Academic Press (TBD)

Transatlantic Songs and Music

Benjamin Hebblethwaite, Silke Jansen, Kevin Meehan



This call for chapters invites researchers to prepare submissions for our edited book about transatlantic and Atlantic-intersecting songs and...

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"Dentro. Una storia vera, se volete / Dentro (Inside). A True Story, If You Think So" by Giuliana Musso

Juliet Guzzetta (Translator)



Giuliana Musso’s fearless play about the structures and cultures that hide sexual abuse is a Pirandellian spiral of truths that elude proof,...

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Literary Translation is Original, Creative Writing

Mark Schafer



In February 2023, I traveled to Mexico City to attend an homage to my friend, the Mexican poet David Huerta, whose poetry I’ve translated...

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Four Contemporary Love Poems by Zhang Zhihao

Yuemin He (Translator)



Zhang Zhihao (张执浩), poet and novelist, was born in 1965 in Jingmen, Hubei. He graduated from the history department of the Central China Normal...

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Six Poems by Óscar Hahn

G. J. Racz (Translator)



Óscar Hahn (b. 1938) was a member of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in 1971. He went into exile from his native...

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Trancendence Towards a New World

Translating the Work of German Salas

Tiffanie Clark (Translator)



German Salas was born on June 15, 1943, in San José, Costa Rica. Having published and self-published eight collections of poetry between the...

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“The Kafkaesque and the Stories of Our K and Samsa” by Mojaffor Hossain

Mohammad Shafiqul Islam (Translator)



The literary creative nonfiction titled “The Kafkaesque and the Stories of Our K and Samsa” is about the world that Kafka creates in his stories...

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Excerpts from Einar Schleef’s "Droge Faust Parsifal" (Drugs Faust Parsifal)

Greg Hohman (Translator)



Arguably the most important books by Einar Schleef (1944-2001) are his novel Gertrud, a monologue narrated by his fictionalized mother,...

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Marylin: A Novel of Passing by Arthur Rundt

Edited and Translated by Peter Höyng and Chauncey J. Mellor.

Gregor Thuswaldner



Arthur Rundt. Marylin: A Novel of Passing. Edited and translated by Peter Höyng and Chauncey J. Mellor. Afterword by Priscilla Layne....

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De-mystifying Translation: Introducing Translation to Non-translators by Lynne Bowker

Alexander Burak



Lynne Bowker. De-mystifying Translation: Introducing Translation to Non-translators. London and New York: Routledge/Taylor and Francis...

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All Poetry by Paulo Leminski

Translated by Charles A. Perrone and Ivan Justen Santana

Odile Cisneros



Paulo Leminski. All Poetry. Translated by Charles A. Perrone and Ivan Justen Santana. Hanover, CT: New London Librarium,...

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Notes on Contributors



Biographies of the contributors to Delos Volume 38, Number 2.

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