sábado, 5 de outubro de 2013

Atenção colegas tradutores - saímos no jornal!

Jornal A Tarde, Caderno 2 Mais, pág 3, 05/10/2013

terça-feira, 27 de agosto de 2013

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures | Ella Frances Sanders

The idea that words cannot always say everything has been written about extensively -- as Friedrich Nietzsche said, "Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon the absolute truth."

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures | Ella Frances Sanders

I would add "saudade" (Brazilian Portuguese) - a noun - the wistful sense of longing you feel when far from home, or separated from a loved one.

segunda-feira, 29 de julho de 2013

Found in Translation - NYTimes.com

Excerpt:
Though it is common to lament the shortcomings of reading an important work in any language other than the original and of the “impossibility” of translation, I am convinced that works of philosophy (or literature for that matter — are they different?) in fact gain far more than they lose in translation.
Found in Translation - NYTimes.com

sábado, 16 de março de 2013

Pelo menos, as futuras gerações darão valor à tradução, quem sabe?