Author: G.J. Racz (Translator)

G. J. Racz is professor of English, Philosophy and Languages at LIU Brooklyn, review editor for Translation Review, and a past president of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA). In addition to his critical writings on literary translation, Racz has contributed poetry translations to The XUL Reader: An Anthology of Argentine Poetry 1980-1996 (ROOF Books, 1997), José Lezama Lima: Selections (University of California Press, 2005), and The Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology (Oxford University Press, 2009). He has additionally published eight volumes of translated poetry by the Peruvian writer Eduardo Chirinos. Racz edited Three Comedies by Jaime Salom (University Press of Colorado, 2004), in which his translation of the mock-Renaissance El señor de las patrañas appears as Racz's translation of Salom's Dos griegas as Callas and Medea was staged by the Thalia Spanish Theatre in New York City in 2013. Dark Stone, Racz's translation of Alberto Conejero's La piedra oscura, appeared in the ESTRENO Contemporary Spanish Plays series in 2016. His translations of the Spanish Golden Age dramatists Pedro Calderón de la Barca's La vida es sueño as Life Is a Dream and of Lope de Vega's Fuenteovejuna were commissioned for the Norton Anthology of Drama (2009). The two works were also published as stand-alone volumes, the former in the Penguin Classics series (2006) and the latter by Yale University Press (2010). Most recently, these two translations appeared beside Racz's renderings of Miguel Cervantes's Lope's El perro del hortelano (The Dog in the Manger), and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz's Los empeños de una casa (Trials of a Noble House) in The Golden Age of Spanish Drama: A Norton Critical Edition (2018), edited by Barbara Fuchs.

The Butchers' Reincarnation : Visions of the Nuclear Age
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The Butchers' Reincarnation : Visions of the Nuclear Age

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. THE BUTCHER'S REINCARNATION, the most recent volume of poems by the Chilean master Óscar Hahn, is a selection of some of his most dystopian works on life in the nuclear age. The madness of war, the pathos of needless carnage, mankind's appar...

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