Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ilan Stavans is a Mexican-American, essayist, lexicographer, cultural commentator, translator, short-story author, TV personality, and teacher known for his insights into American, Hispanic, and Jewish cultures. Ilan Stavans was born in Mexico to a middle-class Jewish family from the Pale of Settlement, his father Abraham was a popular Mexican soap opera star. Living in Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, he ultimately immigrated to the United States in 1985. Upon completing his graduate education in New York City, he settled in New England where he lives with his wife, Alison, and his two sons, Joshua and Isaiah. His journey is the topic of his autobiography On Borrowed Words: A Memoir of Languageshow more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134908177
  • 9786134908177