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Marjolijn de Jager

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Marjolijn de Jager

Marjolijn de Jager is a literary translator with a special interest in Francophone African literature, both Sub-Saharan and from the Maghreb. She translates from her native Dutch and from French, and has won several awards for translations of both poetry and fiction. She teaches in the translation studies program at New York University.

Articles by Marjolijn de Jager

from Shaba Deux: Les Carnets de Mère Marie-Gertrude
By V. Y. Mudimbe
Sister Marie-Gertrude is the only black nun from Kolwezi in a French-run Franciscan convent in Zaire (now once again the Democratic Republic of Congo). The time period is that of the May 1978 uprisings…
Translated from French by Marjolijn de Jager
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