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Made in Canada, Read in Spain

Essays on the Translation and Circulation of English-Canadian Literature

Edited by: Pilar Somacarrera


Made in Canada, Read in Spain is an edited collection of essays on the impact, diffusion, and translation of English Canadian literature in Spain. Given the size of the world’s Spanish-speaking population (some 350 million people) and the importance of the Spanish language in global publishing, it appeals to publishers, cultural agents and translators, as well as to Canadianists and Translation Studies scholars. By analyzing more than 100 sources of online and print reviews, this volume covers a wide-range of areas and offers an ambitious scope that goes from the institutional side of the Spanish-Anglo-Canadian exchange to issues on the insertion of CanLit in the Spanish curriculum; from ‘nation branding’, translation, and circulation of Canadian authors in autonomous communities (such as Catalonia) to the official acknowledgement of  some authors by the Spanish literary system -Margaret Atwood  and Leonard Cohen were awarded the prestigious Prince of Asturias prize in 2008 and 2011, respectively.


Author Information

Pilar Somacarrera is Associate Professor at the UAM (Madrid, Spain). She is a specialist in Postcolonial Literatures in English.


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Audience: - Scholars of Canadian Studies, Comparative Literature and Translation Studies - Cultural agents - Publishers