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Howard Goldblatt

Howard Goldblatt is Research Professor of Chinese at the University of Notre Dame. He is a translator of numerous works of contemporary Chinese/Taiwanese fiction, including The Taste of Apples by Huang Chunming and The Execution of Mayor Yin by Chen Ruoxi.

Goldblatt received a B.A. from Long Beach State College in 1961, an M.A. from San Francisco State University in 1971, and a Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1974.

Awards

2000 National Translation Award for translation of Notes of a Desolate Man by Chu Tien-wen.

2009 Guggenheim Fellowship

In the first 4 years of the Man Asian Literary Prize, 3 of the winners were of works translated by Goldblatt.

Bibliography

Jiang Rong (March 2008). Wolf Totem. Penguin. ISBN 9781594201561. Wolf Totem won the first Man Asian Literary Prize in November 2007.

Yan Mo (2008). Life and Death are Wearing Me Out. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Arcade Publishing. ISBN 9781559708531.

Bi Feiyu (November 2007). The Moon Opera. Translators Howard Goldblatt, Sylvia Li-chun Lin. Telegram Books. ISBN 9780151012947.

Tong Su (2005). My Life as Emperor. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Hyperion East. ISBN 9781401366667.

Aili Mu, Julie Chiu, Howard Goldblatt, ed (January 2006). Loud Sparrows. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231138482.

Yan Mo (January 2005). Big breasts and wide hips: a novel. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Arcade Publishing. ISBN 9781559706728.

Ruoxi Chen (2004). The execution of mayor Yin and other stories from the great proletarian Cultural Revolution. Translators Nancy Ing, Howard Goldblatt. Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253344168.

Chun Sue, Chunshu (2004). Beijing Doll. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Riverhead Books. ISBN 9781594480201.

Shuo Wang (2000). Please Don't Call Me Human. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Hyperion East. ISBN 9780786864195.

Pingwa Jia (2003). Turbulence: A Novel. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Grove Press. ISBN 9780802139726.


Hong Xiao (2002). The field of life and death & Tales of Hulan River. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Cheng & Tsui Company. ISBN 9780887273926.

Ying Hong (January 2000). Daughter of the River. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Grove Press. ISBN 9780802136602.

Yan Mo (2000). The republic of wine: a novel. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Arcade Publishing. ISBN 9781559705318.

Shuo Wang (1998). Playing For Thrills. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Penguin Books. ISBN9780140269710.
Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused. Grove Press. June 1996. ISBN 9780802134493.

Joseph S. M. Lau, Howard Goldblatt, ed (June 1996). Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature. Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231138413.

Ang Li (1995). The butcher's wife and other stories. Translator Howard Goldblatt. Cheng & Tsui Company. ISBN 9780887272226.