Central Asia: Literature in Translation

Birds’ Books uses Uzbek author Hamid Ismailov's The Railway, one of the rare contemporary Central Asian novels translated into English, as a jumping off point for a discussion of Central Asian literature, language, translation, and the impact of modernism and the Soviet Union on Central Asia.

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  • […] ILL at least one or two of these. Hamid Ismailov’s The Railway sounds interesting, although the webpage is frustratingly uninformative. Finally, I pop over to Library Thing to do a Central Asia tag […]

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