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Sean Cotter

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Sean Cotter

Sean Cotter has translated many works of Romanian literature, including Mircea Cărtărescu’s Blinding (Archipelago Books, 2013) and Wheel With a Single Spoke, a selection from Nichita Stănescu (Archipelago Books, 2012), winner of the Best Translated Book Award for poetry. He is professor of literature and translation studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he is part of the Center for Translation Studies. 

Articles by Sean Cotter

First Read—From “Curl”
By T.O. Bobe
T.O. Bobe’s Curl, translated by Sean Cotter and forthcoming with Wakefield Press, features Mr. Gică, the world’s greatest barber, and the colorful cast of characters who frequent his…
Translated by Sean Cotter
Onomasticon
By Mircea Horia Simionescu
As a child, he suffered from the disease called humility. Poor man!
Translated from Romanian by Sean Cotter
Translator Relay: Sean Cotter
By Sean Cotter
Our “Translator Relay” series features a new interview each month. This month's translator will choose the next interviewee, adding a different, sixth question. For June's installment, Ellen…
The Un-X-able Y-ness of Z-ing (Q): A List with Notes
By Sean Cotter
the unbearable lightness of beingthe unbearable lite-ness of beingthe unbearable blightness of beingthe unbearable nice™ness of beingthe unbearable “like”ness of beingMilan Kundera opposed…
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