The Art of Translation: A Second Authorship?

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Translators Mevlut Ceylan, Christopher Buxton, Stephen Watts and John Hodgson in conversation with Christina Pribicevich- Zoric discuss their experience of bringing the Balkans westwards through translation. Should translators be slavish to the original or write for their new readers? Can a translator know a language 'too well'?

A panel discussion on whether translators aim to be invisible or consider themselves a second author? which took place at Balkan Day II: A Rich Heritage of Stories at the British Library, 24th June 2016.

10 months ago , Kings Cross, London, England
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