Translation Tidbit

Translation Tidbit - which color goes where, with the...

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Translation Tidbit According to According to Gregory Rabassa: “A translator is a writer, but one whose elbows are lashed to the arms of the chair as it were” A closer analogy might be one between translation and the constant frames in which constantly the translator falls in. For example: when a painter follows instructions as to
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Unformatted text preview: which color goes where, with the result a reproduction of some existing painting. Rabassa's translate One Hundred Years of Solitude by Grabriel Garca Marquez and later on he declared his translation was superior to his own Spanish original, so his elbows didnt lashed to the arms of the chair as it were...
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