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De verzamelde verhalen

Lydia Davis (author), Peter Bergsma (translator)
Bevat de verhalenbundels 'Bezoek aan haar man' en 'Varianten van ongemak'
Title
De verzamelde verhalen
Author
Lydia Davis
Translator
Peter Bergsma
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Publisher
[Plaats van uitgave niet vastgesteld]: Atlas Contact, Uitgeverij, 2014
ISBN
9789025443252
CloudLibrary
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About Lydia Davis

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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