30 May: Lost in Translation?

On May, 30 2003 David Damrosch published “What Is World Literature?”, in which he suggested that world literature may gain in translation. Therefore, even though one important notion of literature is associated with untranslatability. little may be lost in translation: some translations are accomplished literary works in their own right.  


  Who Is Not Guilty of This Vice?                                       – Diane Johnson – (abridged)   Love makes the world go around, says the poet, while the cynic says it’s money; and Peter Toohey, professor of classics at the University of Calgary, constructs an entertaining argument for jealousy being the wellspring of a much greater part of… Read More Jealousy