Articles by B.J. Epstein

Stealth Methods: Teaching Translation

March 13, 2014

I admit it: I’m sneaky when it comes to international literature. I try to sneak translated texts and even just the awareness of language and translation into all of my classes. And why not? Literature comes from all over the world, and if we’re trying to produce well-educated students, it… more »

Articles by B.J. Epstein

It’s Not a Crime: Reading and Analyzing Translated Thrillers

December 6, 2012

Crime fiction is a popular and pleasurable genre, but it’s also an educational one, especially if you read translated crime fiction. In my role as the schools and libraries liaison for the British Centre for Literary Translation, which is based at the University of East Anglia in England, I give… more »