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Podcast on literary translation
Thread poster: Damian Harrison

Damian Harrison
Local time: 17:25
German to English
May 27, 2008

I just found this podcast from the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival 2008 featuring a panel discussion that might be of interest to all you literary translators out there. Here is a short description of the pod and a link to the programme:

AK 2007 Prog 3: The Art of Translation (duration: 40′52″)
The international publishing scene depends on translation, as it opens books to new markets and audiences. Three writers who have an intimate knowledge of translation consider the complexities and challenges of the process, which at its best involves a high level of collaboration between translator and author. The panel features the award-winning Andreï Makine, born in the USSR, but now based in France, Linda Olsson from Sweden and France’s Pierre Furlan, who has translated both Elizabeth Knox and Alan Duff into French. Local translator Jean Anderson is in the chair.

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gccAlex  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:25
English to Russian
Thanks May 27, 2008

Thanks Damian,
I think it is very useful

Good luck


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