Posts Tagged: Eileen Chang

What to Read When You Want to Read Women in Translation

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A list of books written by women, translated by women, and in many instances, both!

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High Romance and Envy

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Before Joan Didion, there was Eileen Chang. A slender, dramatic woman with a taste for livid details and feverish colors, Chang combined Didion’s glamor and sensibility with the terrific wit of Evelyn Waugh. She could, with a single phrase, take you hostage. Chinese readers can’t forget her; most Western readers have never met her. For the Millions, Jamie […]

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