Harry Mathews (born February 14, 1930) is an American author of various novels, volumes of poetry and short fiction, and essays.
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“Translation is the paradigm, the exemplar of all writing.... It is translation that demonstrates most vividly the yearning for transformation that underlies every act involving speech, that supremely human gift.”
—Harry Mathews (b. 1930)
“All my life Ive been running, from welfare officers, thugs, my father. See, there they are [the killers]. There on the bridge. Im a dead man. Nosseros told me that. He told me. He said, You got it all, but youre a dead man, Harry Fabian.”
—Jo Eisinger, and Jules Dassin. Harry Fabian (Richard Widmark)