Off topic: [Article] Jules Vernes deserves a better translation
Thread poster: Valentini Mellas
Jules Verne deserves a better translation service
September 11, 2007 2:31 PM
I'd always liked reading Jules Verne and I've read most of his novels; but it wasn't until recently that I really understood I hadn't been reading Jules Verne at all.
I'll explain what I mean. Verne has been globally popular since the 19th century, and all his titles have been translated into English, most of them soon after their initial publication. But almost all of them were translated so badly, so mutilated that "translation" is something of a misnomer.....
To read the whole article, please follow this link:
[Edited at 2007-09-13 08:35]
There is no moderator assigned specifically to this forum.
To report site rules violations or get help, please contact site staff »
[Article] Jules Vernes deserves a better translation
|Déjà Vu X3 |
|Try it, Love it|
Find out why Déjà Vu is today the most flexible, customizable and user-friendly tool on the market.
See the brand new features in action:
*Completely redesigned user interface
*Inline spell checking
More info »
|The words you want Anywhere, Anytime|
WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.
More info »