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http://bustill.blogspot.com/2007/11/anglicizing-el-ingenioso-hidalgo.html
Monday, November 26, 2007

ANGLICIZING EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO








ANGLICIZING EL INGENIOSO HIDALGO


NABOKOV ONLY GRUDGINGLY RESPECTED IT, BUT DON QUIXOTE IS STILL THE BOOK THAT TRANSLATORS TEST THEMSELVES AGAINST. SO WHICH VERSION SHOULD WE READ?


DISCUSSED: A Million Tiny Balls, Forging a Signature, Faux-Gaelic, Reflexively Quotable First Lines, Vehicles for Meaning, A Team of Hacks, Miguel de Unamuno, The Wicked Yanguesans, Vladimir Nabokov, Spiritual Irrigation, Herodotus, Cide Hamete Benengali, The Central Tenets of Translation, Faithfulness vs. Readability, The Antidomestication Approach, Don Quixote as Proving Ground

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Natasha Wimmer is an editor and a translator in New York City. Her recent translations include The Way to Paradise, by Mario Vargas Llosa (FSG), and So Many Books, by Gabriel Zaid (Paul Dry Books).



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