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The WFU Press Holiday Sale & Gift-Giving Guide

Wake Forest University Press is thankful for all of you every day, but especially today. To express our gratitude, we’re once again running a Holiday Sale through the end of the year. All you have to do is enter the code (WFUP40) at the checkout and the discount will automatically apply itself. This sale includes…

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Poem of the Week: “Rugă / Prayer” by Ileana Mălăncioiu

In today’s selection for National Translation Month, we are featuring a Romanian poem by Ileana Mălăncioiu, translated by Irish poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin in her collection titled Legend of the Walled-Up Wife. As Ní Chuilleanáin writes in the preface to the book, “Mălăncioiu’s writing is valued in Romania as a moral force. A courageous critic of the former…

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“Legend of the Walled-up Wife” featured in The Antioch Review

“Legend of the Walled-up Wife” featured in The Antioch Review

The spring 2013 issue of The Antioch Review takes a thoughtful look at our recent volume, Legend of the Walled-up Wife, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s translations of Ileana Mălăncioiu’s poetry. Written under the Ceaușescu regime, the book has dark, chilling imagery throughout and critic Benjamin S. Grossberg writes: “Mălăncioiu often blurs the line between life and death, creating the sense…

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