Rabassa, Gregory

Rabassa, Gregory

(1922–  ) translator; born in Yonkers, N.Y. He taught at Columbia University (1947–68) and Queens College (1968). His National Book Award for his first translation, Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch (1966), was the first of many honors for dozens of translations bringing contemporary Latin American literature to American readers.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Rabassa, Gregory. "No Two Snowflakes are Alike: Translation as Metaphor." The Craft of Translation.