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Daniel Levin Becker

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Daniel Levin Becker

Daniel Levin Becker is the youngest member of the Oulipo. He is the author of Many Subtle Channels: In Praise of Potential Literature (Harvard University Press, 2012) and the translator of Georges Perec’s La Boutique Obscure (Melville House, 2013), as well as reviews editor of the Believer. He lives in San Francisco.

Articles by Daniel Levin Becker

Words with Borders: Writing from the Oulipo
By Daniel Levin Becker
As the prevailing image used by book reviewers to praise literary translations is that of transparency—limpid, pellucid, crystalline—it seems clear, so to speak, how ready we are to think…
To sleep, perchance to dream
By Anne F. Garréta
CensorshipWe know that the earliest readers of Remembrance of Things Past objected to the length of its incipit narration of its hero’s noddings-off and nocturnal (and diurnal) reveries. A gentleman…
Translated from French by Daniel Levin Becker
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