Suzanne Jill Levine
Professor, Spanish & Portuguese Department


sjlevine@spanport.ucsb.edu

Bio:

(Ph.D. New York University, 1977)
Latin American literature; twentieth century fiction; literary translation and
theory; comparative literary studies. Author of El espejo hablado: un estudio
de Cien años de soledad (Caracas: Monte Avila, 1975), Guía de Bioy Casares
(Madrid: Fundamentos, 1982), The Subversive Scribe: Translating Latin
American Fiction (St. Paul: Graywolf Press, 1991); Manuel Puig and the
Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux;
London: Faber & Faber, 2000), as well as numerous articles, chapters,
interviews , reviews and creative translations of major Latin American and
Hispanic writers such as Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Guillermo
Cabrera Infante, Julio Cortazar, Jose Donoso, Carlos Fuentes, Silvina Ocampo,
Alejandra Pizarnik, Julian Rios and Severo Sarduy. Her honors include a
Guggenheim Fellowship (1996), the PEN American Award for Career
Achievement in Hispanic Studies (1996); several grants and fellowships from the
National Endowment for the Arts and from the National Endowment for the
Humanities.

Latest Publications:

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions (Farrar Straus Giroux; & Faber & Faber, 2000)  [order] Read the first chapter Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions - paperback edition: http://www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress/books/2157.htm; Manuel Puig y la mujer arana: su vida y ficciones (SEIX BARRAL: Los Tres Mundos /biografia, 2002)

 

The Subversive Scribe: Translating Latin American Fiction [order]
 

Reviews

A list of reviews published on the Internet.

Literary Review of Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions:
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Syllabi

Fall 2000

Spanish 294A-B: Seminar on Argentine Literature

Winter 2001

Comp Lit 34
Spanish 294B