Life in Translation

Life in Translation

Azila Talit Reisenberger

Life in Translation is full of wry humour, longing, bitterness, sweetness, playfulness, and subversions of traditional meanings and texts – a delightful book that charms and surprises anew with each reading.

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DATE

2008

GENRE

Poetry
i

PAGES

64

ISBN

978-0-9802729-1-8

Life in Translation

Life in Translation is full of wry humour, longing, bitterness, sweetness, playfulness, and subversions of traditional meanings and texts – a delightful book that charms and surprises anew with each reading.
Azila Talit Reisenberger

Azila Talit Reisenberger is an award winning author who has had poetry and short stories published internationally and in SA. She is a senior lecturer in Hebrew & Jewish Studies at UCT.

She is a Bible scholar, a rabbi, a mother, a wife, and a poet. In all these selves she grapples with translating her life from Hebrew to English and back again. Life in Translation is full of wry humour, longing, bitterness, sweetness, playfulness, and subversions of traditional meanings and texts – a delightful book that charms and surprises anew with each reading.

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Praise

“Not to be heard. Not to be understood. Azila Reisenberger’s poetry makes us overwhelmingly aware how often we have to translate ourselves in order to matter.”
Antjie Krog

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