Collection: Ralph Manheim

Ralph Manheim (1907-1992) translated more than one hundred books, primarily from German and French. His first major commission was Mein Kampf, which was published in the United States in 1943. Among his prizewinning translations are The Tin Drum by Günter Grass, Castle to Castle by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, and A Sorrow Beyond Dreams by Peter Handke. After Manheim's death, the PEN Medal for Translation, which he won in 1988, was renamed in his memory.
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