sexta-feira, 8 de outubro de 2010
domingo, 3 de outubro de 2010
by MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM
AS the author of “Las Horas,” “Die Stunden” and “De Uren” — ostensibly the Spanish, German and Dutch translations of my book “The Hours," but actually unique works in their own right — I’ve come to understand that all literature is a product of translation. That is, translation is not merely a job assigned to a translator expert in a foreign language, but a long, complex and even profound series of transformations that involve the writer and reader as well. “Translation” as a human act is, like so many human acts, a far more complicated proposition than it may initially seem to be.
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Op-Ed Contributor - Found in Translation - NYTimes.com