Loosed in Translation

Are you interested in world literature, and works in translation? Come here for recommendations, resources, links, advice on who the best translator of a certain book/author is, or general philosophical discussions on the nature of translations, etc. For an explanation of the name of this group, listen to this talk by Ali Smith ...more
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Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita
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Does Swedish translate better to English than to French?
By Sylvain · 1 post · 37 views
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Baudelaire Les Fleurs du Mal
By John · 1 post · 40 views
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Women Without Men by Parsipur
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By Tara · 2 posts · 657 views
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By Jimmy · 6 posts · 91 views
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By Jimmy · 5 posts · 397 views
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Gabriela Mistral
By Jimmy · 5 posts · 60 views
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Haruki Murakami
By Jimmy · 7 posts · 1177 views
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By Jimmy · 1 post · 61 views
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Dante
By Geoff · 10 posts · 353 views
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Robert Musil - Man Without Qualities
By Jimmy · 2 posts · 431 views
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Per Petterson
By Jessica · 1 post · 18 views
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