Frank Garrett, on translating Bruno Schulz’s “Undula”

October 5, 2020

The following excerpt is taken from the translator’s notes provided by Frank Garrett as an afterword to his brilliant rendering of “Undula” by Bruno Schulz, publishing this week. Despite its original publication in 1922, the story begins with a sentence that reads like it could have been written in 2020: “It must’ve been weeks now, […]

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Bruno Schulz’s “Undula”, in English (in print*) for the first time, arrives this October

July 10, 2020

NOTE: Given that this is a truly momentous occasion regarding a highly regarded literary figure in the public domain, this was bound to happen. Just after we announced this, we got work that another translation of “Undula”, by the excellent Stanley Bill, was published online at Notes From Poland. It is a likewise formidable rendering […]

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