02 January 2014

Quote, unquote 2014 #1

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Every act of communication is an act of translation. Gregory Rabassa, into-English translator of Gabriel García Márquez and other South American authors.

TED Talk: Writer Chris Bliss thinks hard about the way that great comedy can translate deep truths for a mass audience.

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Une traduction ne doit pas sentir la traduction.
    A translation should read like an original.


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La langue de l’Europe, c’est la traduction. Umberto Eco


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Translation is fundamentally impossible.
Translators simply try to make it less so.


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Peu de monde lit vos documents d’aussi près que votre traducteur.


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