1. Numbers


hen I took the Morisco with me into the cloister of the cathedral, and begged him to render all the papers—all those that related to Don Quixote—into Castilian, adding and omitting nothing, and offered him whatever payment he pleased. He was satisfied with _________________________________, and promised to translate them properly and faithfully and most expediently."

  1. fifty pounds of raisins and three bushels of wheat.
  2. fifty pounds of raisins, and two bushels of wheat.
  3. two quarters of raisins and as many bushels of wheat.
  4. two arrobas of raisins and two bushels of wheat.
  5. two arrobas of raisins and two fanegas of wheat (two arrobas is approximately fifty pounds; two fanegas is a little more than three bushels).


      6. None of the above.


  • 1 gallon = 3.78 liters.
  • 1 fanega = 55.5 liters.


2. Essays

Can I Kill the Tyger?

3. Obscure, Previously Untranslated or
Hard to Find Yet Worthwhile
Perspectives on...

Socioliterature, Paraliterature and the Literary Disease

4. Individual Poems,
Fragments & Oddities
in Translation

José Ángel Valente - The Crime

Luis García Montero - Bitter Song

Carlos Edmundo de Ory - 55 Aerolites

Blas de Otero - Tale

Leopoldo Panero - Past the Shadow of A Day

José Ángel Valente - Of the Luminous Opacity of Signs