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Posts Tagged: Stephen Sparks

Notable San Francisco: 8/9–8/15

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Wednesday 8/9: The Center for the Art of Translation presents David Larsen discussing his translation of Names of the Lion by 10th century Arabic lexicographer Ibn Khālawayh. He will be joined by Stephen Sparks. Free, 7 p.m. Diesel, A Bookstore. maya simone, Eddie Hopely, and Laura Levin. SPD (Small Press Distribution) Presents is a monthly reading series “fostering […]

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Books That Create Original Dialects

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Many of the best books in classic literature innovated some aspect of storytelling, but few can claim to have ventured into tinkering deeply with language itself. Over at Lit Hub, Stephen Sparks writes on some of the best books that have created their own languages. To “inhabit languages unique [to the book],” Sparks argues, is to […]

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