Experiences in translation (book review) Umberto Eco

Alastair McEwen (translator)


141214: just a note: i am glad there are translators, i have read over a third books from languages other than english, if i had wanted to read anything like that in the original language i would need to know... french, japanese, portuguese, italian, spanish, german, russian, dutch, chinese, indian, egyptian, austrian, polish, swedish, finn, hungarian, czech, vietnamese, belgian, israeli, arabic, sinhala... so i am glad there are translators. first half of this book is personal, about his own work being translated. second half is more technical and theoretical...

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