Anne Pia – Translation…. an Act of Seduction
What makes for a good translation? What are the boundaries between translation and authoring? What skills should a translator possess? Beyond the mechanistic replacing of one word with another, a minimalist scaffolding of sentence or paragraph resulting in an article or book, what more is there to it ?
My time as a language undergraduate is well behind me.
Nevertheless as a translated author now, I am intrigued at the growing literature on translation and the link with creativity, increasingly ...