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Bezoek aan haar man en andere verhalen

Lydia Davis (author), Peter Bergsma (translator)
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Bezoek aan haar man en andere verhalen

Genre:
Onder kenners en liefhebbers van het korte verhaal gonst haar naam al jaren. Schrijvers als Dave Eggers en Jonathan Franzen noemen haar alleen met de grootste eerbied: Lydia Davis. Haar scherpe, filosofische enabsurdistische verhalen zijn nergens mee te vergelijken. Met Bezoek aan haar man verschijnt ze voor het eerst in Nederlandse vertaling. 'Haar werk laat zien hoe de taal zelf onderhoudend ka
Title
Bezoek aan haar man en andere verhalen
Author
Lydia Davis
Translator
Peter Bergsma
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2012
ISBN
9789045019925
CloudLibrary
3kbe7z9

About Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis (born July 15, 1947) is an American short story writer, novelist, essayist, and translator from French and other languages, who often writes extremely brief short stories. Davis has produced several new translations of French literary classics, including Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust and Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.

Early life and education

Davis was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, on July 15, 1947. She is the daughter of Robert Gorham Davis, a critic and professor of English, and Hope Hale Davis, a short-story writer, teacher, and memoirist. Davis initially "studied music—first piano, then violin—which was her first love". On becoming a writer, Davis has said, "I was probably always headed to being a writer, even though that wasn't my first love. I guess I must have always wanted to write in some part of me or I wouldn't have done it." She studied at Barnard College, and at tha…Read more on Wikipedia